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"Colombia" has submitted "Alias Maria" to represent the country at the Academy Awards.

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Which is the favorite to lift the Copa America? We analyze the four finalists.

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Colombia will look to continue its ascent in Group A of the Copa America Centenario when it takes on Paraguay on Tuesday.

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Colombia defeated the United States 2-0 in the opening game of the Copa America 2016. The game truly showcased Colombia's bright potential while also emphasizing the U.S.'s overall poor form over the last few years. The game was seemingly won in the first half with neither side managing a goal in the second, but the game overall offered up some pretty detailed insight about both sides. Here is what we learned from Group A's first match.

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The Copa America is just around the corner, kicking off on Friday when the US and Colombia face off. Every major tournament comes with major surprises. Who would have thought that Spain would be the first team eliminated from the 2014 World Cup after almost a decade of dominance? Who would have expected Costa Rica to be the little engine that could for a while or that Brazil would get demolished 7-1 at home as it fell from grace? Or even last summer when Peru became a Copa America darling, finishing third. Or who would have expected Lionel Messi to score a total of zero goals in leading Argentina to the final of the Copa? Yet many people likely predicted some of these outcomes, bold as those Prophesies might have been. Here are five bold predictions for this Copa America.

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The Copa America Centenario gets underway in just a few weeks and will feature the best teams from Latin America and North America. Group A is an intriguing situation featuring the US against a few teams that are primed to give it some big trouble in the group round. Will the home team emerge from this tricky situation?

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For nearly ten years, a 20-something Colombian hacker secretly shaped the outcomes of major elections across Latin America.

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Colombia will face its toughest qualification test to date when it hosts Ecuador in its sixth game of the tournament.

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Colombia will play the most important match of their qualifying campaign when they take on Bolivia in a crucial CONMEBOL World Cup qualifier.

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The remains of a meteorite believed to be the culprit behind the mass extinction of dinosaurs 66 million years ago have been found. The rock fragments were found on the island of Gorgonilla.

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Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has devised a new strategy to address the country's major power crises. All workers will now have an extended furlough.

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Uber is broadening its operations by setting its sights on Argentina. The announcement, however, wasn't welcomed warmly.

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The National Liberation Army, Colombia’s second largest leftist group, has attacked the Cano-Limon Covenas pipeline. The ELN’s two bomb attacks have suspended the pipeline's operations.

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Sick Venezuelans plead for help from Colombia’s medical facilities amid a lingering border dispute. This is despite the fact that the two governments remain at a war.

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed UN envoy Jean Arnault of France to head the organization’s political mission in Colombia. It will monitor and verify a future peace deal between the Colombian government and the FARC.

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Colombia’s Mines and Energy Minister Tomás González Estrada has resigned from his position. The country is swamped with energy problems due to the drought caused by the El Niño weather phenomenon.

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