colombian Armed conflict

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In History
  • El bogotazo

    El bogotazo
    As a result of the murder of Jorge Eliecer Gaitan, a revolt begins in Bogota, called "El Bogotazo", which spread to every corner of the country
  • coup

    coup
    General Gustavo Rojas Pinilla assumed power in a coup
  • National Front

    National Front
    This is due to the idea of ​​sharing the government between the liberal and conservative parties in order to minimize conflicts in Colombia
  • The ELN emerges

    The ELN emerges
    The ELN is a guerrilla, Colombian insurgent organization that defines itself as Marxist-Leninist and pro-Cuban revolution. Emerging in the rural area of ​​La Fortuna village, municipality of San Vicente de Chucurri, Santander. Founded by peasants and leaders of the Colombian student movement of the 1960s
  • The M-19 emerges

    The M-19 emerges
    the April 19th movement, in consequence of the politics of the time and corruption, rise up in arms to demonstrate the popular will by means of arms
  • take the justice Palace

    take the justice Palace
    The guerrilla group M-19 takes the courthouse by arms, which left 43 civilians, 33 guerrillas, 11 soldiers dead and another 11 missing
  • dissolution of M-19

    dissolution of M-19
    The armed group hands over their weapons in the Santo Domingo camp, led by Carlos Pizarro Leon Gomez, there is a new political party Democratic Alliance M-19
  • The united self-defense groups of colombia emerge

    The united self-defense groups of colombia emerge
    Under the command of Carlos Castaño Gil and influenced by different armed groups in the area, this group is made up of different heads of the area
  • Alvaro Uribe assumed the presidency.

    Alvaro Uribe assumed the presidency.
    Alvaro Uribe Velez assumes the presidency of Colombia and declares an arduous war against the different armed groups of the country under his proposal of democratic security. This president is reelected 4 years later.
  • initiate peace talks with the FARC

    initiate peace talks with the FARC
    Cuba plays a prominent role in the peace talks between the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia
  • Peace agreement with the FARC in Cartagena

    Peace agreement with the FARC in Cartagena
    The peace agreement with the FARC is signed in Cartagena, between the leader of the FARC Rodrigo Londoño Echeverri and the president of the Republic of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos.