Colombia-Venezuela relations
Colombia–Venezuela relations refers to the diplomatic relations between the Republic of Colombia and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The relationship has developed since the early 16th century, ...
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Ernesto Samper
Ernesto Samper Pizano (born 3 August 1950) is a Colombian politician. Samper is a member of the aristocratic, wealthy and influential Samper family. He served as the President of Colombia from 1994 to...
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Rafael Caldera
Rafael Antonio Caldera Rodríguez ([rafaˈel anˈtonjo kalˈdeɾa roˈðɾiɣes]; 24 January 1916 – 24 December 2009) was President of Venezuela from 1969 to 1974 and again from 1994 to 1999.Caldera taug...
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Álvaro Uribe
Álvaro Uribe Vélez ([ˈalβaɾo uˈɾiβe ˈβeles]; born 4 July 1952) is a Colombian politician who served as the 31st President of Colombia from 2002 to 2010. In 2012 Uribe and a group of political allies f...
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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...
Rodrigo Granda affair
The Rodrigo Granda affair was an international incident that increased tension between Venezuela and Colombia between December 2004 and February 2005.
On 13 December 2004, Rodrigo Granda, a member...
Humanitarian exchange
The Humanitarian Exchange or Humanitarian Accord (Spanish: Acuerdo Humanitario, Intercambio Humanitario or Canje Humanitario) referred to a possible accord to exchange hostages for prisoners betwe...
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Colombia-United States relations
Colombia–United States relations are the bilateral relations between the Republic of Colombia and the United States of America. Relations between the two states have evolved from mutual cordiality dur...
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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...
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2008 Andean diplomatic crisis
The 2008 Andean diplomatic crisis was a diplomatic stand-off between the South American countries of Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela. It began with an incursion into Ecuadorian territory across the Pu...
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Los Maniceros massacre
The Los Maniceros massacre was the 2009 kidnapping in Venezuela of twelve members of a Colombian amateur association football team Los Maniceros (The Peanut Men), eleven of whom were later murdered. T...
2010 Colombia-Venezuela diplomatic crisis
The 2010 Colombia–Venezuela diplomatic crisis was a diplomatic stand-off between Colombia and Venezuela over allegations in July by Colombian President Álvaro Uribe that the Venezuelan government was ...
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History of the Panama Canal
The history of the Panama Canal goes back almost to the earliest explorers of the Americas. The narrow land bridge between North and South America create a water passage between the Atlantic and Pacif...
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U.S. Army and CIA interrogation manuals
The U.S. Army and CIA interrogation manuals are seven controversial military training manuals which were declassified by the Pentagon in 1996. In 1997, two additional CIA manuals were declassified in...
First Presidency of Rafael Caldera
The First Presidency of Rafael Caldera took place from 1969 to 1974. He was elected again in 1993 (Second Presidency of Rafael Caldera).
by only 33,000 votes. He was sworn in as president in Mar...
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La Violencia
La Violencia ([la βjoˈlensja], The Violence) was the ten-year (1948–58) period of civil war in Colombia, between the Colombian Conservative Party and the Colombian Liberal Party whose respective suppo...
8000 Process
8,000 Process (from the Spanish: Proceso 8.000) was the unofficial name of the legal investigation of events surrounding accusations that the Liberal candidate Ernesto Samper's 1994 campaign for ...
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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School of the Americas
The Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC), formerly known as the US Army School of the Americas, is a United States Department of Defense Institute located at Fort Benning ne...
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Andean Regional Initiative
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...
Leahy Law
The Leahy Law or Leahy amendment is a U.S. human rights law that prohibits the U.S. Department of State and Department of Defense from providing military assistance to foreign military units that viol...
War on Drugs
War on Drugs is an American term commonly applied to a campaign of prohibition of drugs, military aid, and military intervention, with the stated aim being to define and reduce the illegal drug trade....
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Colombian presidential election, 2006
The 2006 Colombian presidential election was held on 28 May 2006. Álvaro Uribe was re-elected as President of the Republic and will serve another four-year term, starting on 7 August 2006. Uribe obtai...
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William P. Yarborough
Lieutenant General William Pelham Yarborough (May 12, 1912 – December 6, 2005) was a United States Army officer and a 1936 graduate of West Point. Yarborough designed the US Army's parachutist ...
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Alliance for Progress
The Alliance for Progress (Spanish: Alianza para el Progreso) initiated by U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1961 aimed to establish economic cooperation between the U.S. and Latin America. Govern...
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Santa Marta Massacre
The Banana massacre (Spanish: Matanza de las bananeras or Masacre de las bananeras) was a massacre of workers for the United Fruit Company that occurred on December 6, 1928 in the town of Ciénaga ...
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Colombian parapolitics scandal
The Colombian parapolitics scandal or "parapolítica" in Spanish (a combination of the words paramilitar and política) refers to the 2006–present Colombian congressional scandal in which several congre...
Colombian parapolitics scandal - Wikipedia
FARC files
The FARC files are computer files which according to the Colombian government were retrieved from a Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) camp in Ecuador, during a Colombian raid into Ecuador ...
1999-2002 FARC-Government peace process
The FARC-Government peace process (1999–2002) (Spanish: Proceso de Paz entre las FARC y el gobierno Pastrana), from January 7, 1999 to February 20, 2002, was a failed peace process between the Go...
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Second Presidency of Rafael Caldera
The Second Presidency of Rafael Caldera took place from 1994 to 1999. He had previously been President from 1969 to 1974.
In his second presidency, Caldera included politicians from other politica...
Second Presidency of Rafael Caldera - Wikipedia