Doe v. Chiquita Brands International
Doe v. Chiquita Brands International is a class-action lawsuit brought in the United States District Court of New Jersey, filed on June 13, 2007. The suit was filed by Colombian families represented b...
Paramilitarism in Colombia
Right-wing paramilitary groups in Colombia are armed groups that claim to be acting in opposition to revolutionary Marxist-Leninist guerrilla forces and their allies among the civilian population. Ant...
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Operacion Fenix
Operación Fénix (English: Operation Phoenix), was an attack by the Colombian military against a camp of the guerrilla group the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) 1.8 kilometers (1.1 m...
Operacion Fenix - Wikipedia
Bahía Portete massacre
The Bahía Portete massacre (Spanish: Masacre de Bahia Portete) was a massacre in the Colombian town of Bahía Portete (municipality of Uribia), in the Department of La Guajira on April 16, 2004. It...
Villatina Massacre
The Villatina massacre was a massacre of eight children and one young adult by the Colombian police that took place on November 15, 1992 in the city of Medellín. Colombian policemen had been killed by...
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Palace of Justice siege
The Palace of Justice siege (Toma del Palacio de Justicia in Spanish) was a 1985 attack against the Supreme Court of Colombia, in which members of the M-19 guerrilla group took over the Palace of Just...
Macayepo massacre
The Macayepo massacre (Spanish: Masacre de Macayepo) occurred in October, 2000 resulting in the slaughter of fifteen peasants from Macayepo in the southern region of Bolívar Department, northern ...
Justice and Peace Law of Colombia
The Justice and Peace Law of Colombia or Law 975 of 2005 is a legal framework promoted by the government of Alvaro Uribe Velez and approved by Congress to facilitate the demobilization of paramilitari...
Operation Jaque
Operation Jaque (Spanish: Operación Jaque) was a Colombian military operation that resulted in the successful rescue of 15 hostages, including former Colombian presidential candidate Íngrid Betanc...
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Massacre of Trujillo
The Massacre of Trujillo (Spanish: Masacre de Trujillo) was a series of murders perpetrated between 1988 and 1994 in the town of Trujillo, Valle del Cauca Department in southwestern Colombia by pa...
Joint Task Force OMEGA
Joint Task Force OMEGA (Spanish: Fuerza de tarea conjunta OMEGA) is a joint task force involving the Military of Colombia in support of Plan Patriota (Now replaced by Plan Consolidación) assembled...
Joint Task Force OMEGA - Wikipedia
Operation Emmanuel
Operation Emmanuel (Spanish: Operación Emmanuel) was a humanitarian operation that rescued politician Clara Rojas, her son Emmanuel (born in captivity), and former senator Consuelo González from t...
Operation Emmanuel - Wikipedia
Valle del Cauca Deputies hostage crisis
The Valle del Cauca Deputies hostage crisis (Spanish: Secuestro de los diputados del Valle del Cauca) refers to the kidnapping of 12 Deputies of the Valle del Cauca Department, Colombia, on April ...
Valle del Cauca Deputies hostage crisis - Wikipedia
Plan Colombia
Plan Colombia is the name of a United States military and diplomatic aid initiative aimed at combating Colombian drug cartels and left-wing insurgent groups in Colombian territory. The plan was origin...