Legendary shipwreck’s treasure of “incalculable value” will be recovered by underwater robot, Colombia says

The Colombian government announced on Friday an expedition to remove objects of “incalculable value” from the wreck of the legendary San Jose galleon, which sank in 1708 while loaded with gold, silver and emeralds estimated to be worth billions of dollars. The 316 year old wreck, also known as the “holy grail” of shipwrecksis controversial … Read more

Ukraine war: Hardened Colombian fighters answer Zelenskyy’s call to join depleted ranks

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Melodic Colombian Spanish fills a hospital treating soldiers wounded fighting Russian forces in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine’s ranks are depleted by two years of war. As it battles the Russian war machine, Ukraine is welcoming hardened fighters from one of the world’s longest-running conflicts. Professional soldiers from Colombia bolster the ranks of … Read more