Communism in Colombia
The history of communism in Colombia goes back as far as the 1920s and has its roots in the idealism of the Russian October Revolution. Today guerrilla groups, self-proclaimed communists, state that t...
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Colombian Peace Deal Result: Voters Reject Agreement With FARC
The agreement, which was signed last week, would have ended more than a half-century of war between the government and FARC rebels. By a slim majority, Colombians voted against the deal Sunday.
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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Colombian Peace Deal Result: Voters Reject Agreement With FARC
The agreement, which was signed last week, would have ended more than a half-century of war between the government and FARC rebels. By a slim majority, Colombians voted against the deal Sunday.
Silvestre Savitski
Silvestre Savitski was a Russian communist, and pioneer in the Colombian socialist movement.Savitsky was a student in Moscow, when the Soviet government sent him to China to purchase foodgrains. Howev...
Iván Ríos
José Juvenal Velandia, aka Iván Ríos, aka Manuel Jesús Muñoz Ortiz, (19 December 1961 – 3 March 2008), born in San Francisco, Putumayo, Colombia, was the Head of the Central Bloc of the Revolutionary ...
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Clandestine Colombian Communist Party
The Clandestine Colombian Communist Party (in Spanish: Partido Comunista Clandestino Colombiano) is an underground communist party in Colombia. It is politically linked to the Revolutionary Armed Forc...
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Kidnappings in Colombia
Kidnappings in Colombia refers to the practice of kidnapping in the Republic of Colombia. This criminal practice was first introduced in modern Colombian history during the early 1970s by the guerrill...
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Alfonso Cano
Guillermo León Sáenz Vargas (22 July 1948 – 4 November 2011), more commonly known by his nom de guerre Alfonso Cano was the commander of the militant group known as Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colo...
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Marquetalia Republic
"Marquetalia Republic" was a term used to unofficially refer to one of the enclaves in rural Colombia which communist peasant guerrillas held during the aftermath of "La Violencia" (approximately 1948...
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Mauricio Jaramillo
Mauricio Jaramillo is the nom de guerre of Jaime Alberto Parra or Wilson Valderrama Cano a high-ranking guerrilla commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), also known as El Médi...
Guevarista Revolutionary Army
The Guevarista Revolutionary Army (Ejército Revolucionario Guevarista, ERG) was a revolutionary, guerrilla group operating in Colombia. It formed in 1992 as an offshoot of the ELN.[1]. It was named a...
Proletarian Line
Proletarian Line (Spanish: Línea Proletaria) was a communist group in Colombia. It emerged from the Carlos Alberto Morales Regional Committee (based in the coffee districts) of the Communist Party...
Colombian Communist Party
The Colombian Communist Party (in Spanish: Partido Comunista Colombiano) or PCC is the legal communist party of Colombia. It was founded in 1930, as the Colombian section of the Comintern. It is curre...
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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 ...
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Jacobo Arenas
Jacobo Arenas ("nom de guerre" of Luis Alberto Morantes Jaimes, 23 January 1924 – 10 August 1990) was a Colombian guerrilla and ideological leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (...
Marxist–Leninist–Maoist Tendency
Marxist–Leninist–Maoist Tendency (Spanish: Tendencia Marxista Leninista- Maoista, abbreviated 'Tendencia ML') was a communist group in Colombia. It emerged in late 1974/early 1975, after the 4th p...
Popular Liberation Army
The Popular Liberation Army (Spanish: Ejército Popular de Liberación, EPL), is a Colombian guerrilla group created in 1967. Most of its former members demobilized in 1991, forming the Esperanza, ...
Timoleón Jiménez
Rodrigo Londoño Echeverri, also known under the alias Timoleón Jiménez or Timochenko (born January 22, 1959 in Calarcá, Quindío) is the highest in command of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia...
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Workers Revolutionary Party of Colombia
Workers Revolutionary Party of Colombia (Spanish: Partido Revolucionario de los Trabajadores de Colombia) was a political party in Colombia. The party was founded in 1982. It emerged from the 'Maj...
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Víctor Julio Suárez Rojas
Víctor Julio Suárez Rojas (2 January 1953 – 22 September 2010) — aka Jorge Briceño Suárez aka Mono Jojoy was a high-ranking member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a Colombian gue...
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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Iván Márquez
Luciano Marín Arango, aka "Iván Márquez" (born 1955 in Florencia, Caquetá) is a Colombian guerrilla leader, member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), part of its Secretariat higher ...
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Colombian armed conflict (1964-present)
The Colombian conflict began approximately in 1964 or 1966 and is an ongoing low-intensity asymmetric war between the Colombian government, paramilitary groups, crime syndicates and left-wing guerrill...
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