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B. 2016-07-11 Thousands of Venezuelans stream over border to Colombia Venezuela
2016-06-23 Colombia Farc: Ceasefire signed to end five decades of war Havana, Cuba
3. 2015-12-15 Farc: Colombia president hails 'important step' to peace Colombia
4. 2015-09-23 President Santos and Farc announce justice deal Havana, Cuba
F. 2015-05-09 Colombia to ban coca spraying herbicide glyphosate Colombia
G. 2014-12-01 Colombia's Gen Alzate resigns Colombia
H. 2014-11-16 Colombia suspends Farc peace talks over kidnapping Colombia
I. 2014-06-15 Santos re-elected in Colombian poll Bogota, Colombia
J. 2014-06-07 Colombia government and Farc to set up truth commission Colombia



    
    

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Jun.23
   Cuba: The Colombian government and the Farc rebels have signed a historic ceasefire deal, bringing them closer to ending more than five decades of conflict


year 2015 Top ^

Dec.15 Farc: Colombia president hails 'important step' to peace
Sep.23 President Santos and Farc announce justice deal. Cuba May.9 Colombia to ban coca spraying herbicide glyphosate  Colombia has announced it will stop using a controversial herbicide to destroy illegal plantations of coca, the raw ingredient for cocaine

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.1 Colombia's Gen Alzate resigns  Colombian General Ruben Dario Alzate, released by Farc rebels on Sunday, has resigned from the armed forces Nov.16 Colombia suspends Farc peace talks over kidnapping
Jun.15   Santos re-elected in Colombian poll   Juan Manuel Santos has won re-election in Colombia's most dramatic presidential contest in years. He won nearly 51% of votes Jun.7   Colombia government and Farc to set up truth commission  The Colombian government and the rebel group have agreed to set up a commission to investigate the deaths of thousands of people May.25 Oscar Ivan Zuluaga won most votes in first round Apr.21 Mexico and Colombia hold Garcia Marquez memorials Mar.19 Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro removed by president Feb.18  Colombian armed forces chief sacked

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.13  Thousands march for Bogota mayor Sep.29  Jackson: Release of U.S. captive in Colombia 'imminent' Aug.30  Colombia troops to patrol Bogota Aug.28  Colombia 'ready to talk to ELN' Jul.22  Venezuela and Colombia repair ties Jul.21  Colombia leader vows to fight Farc May.26  FARC agrees Colombia land reform May.3  Maduro alleges Colombia assassination plot Jan.24  FARC: Peace talks are accelerating

year 2012 Top ^

Oct.1  Colombia leader Santos has cancer Aug.27   Colombia holding talks with Farc  President Juan Manuel Santos has confirmed his government is holding exploratory talks with the country's largest rebel group, the Farc Apr.20 Colombia scandal claims more US jobs
. Washington

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.15   Colombia Farc rebels name leader
  Colombia's largest rebel group, the Farc, says it has chosen Rodrigo Londono - better known by his alias Timochenko - as its new leader Oct.30 Bogota elects former rebel mayor


year 2010 Top ^

Dec.6 Colombian leader cancels climate meeting
Aug.10   Colombia, Venezuela to restore ties
  Venezuela and Colombia wiped the slate clean and will re-establish diplomatic relations after a meeting between the heads of the states
Aug.8 Venezuela-Colombia talks agreed
Aug.7   Santos sworn in as Colombian president   100 delegations attended the inauguration in Bogota, including the left-wing president of Ecuador and the foreign minister of Venezuela Jul.22   Venezuela breaks relations with Colombia
  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said that he is breaking off relations with Colombia. He called President Uribe 'crazed'.    The Organization of American States meets to discuss Colombia...
Jul.16   Venezuela recalls ambassador to Colombia  Venezuela rejected Colombia's assertion that Colombian rebels are living in Venezuela Jun.20   Santos wins election
  Governing party candidate Juan Manuel Santos has won the final round of elections. He was ahead of Antanas Mockus by more than 40 points
May.30   Ex-Minister Santos leads in vote
  Partial results from presidential poll are giving a clear lead to former Defence Minister Juan Manuel Santos.    Santos - who is supported by incumbent Alvaro ...
Feb.26     High court: Uribe can't run for third term
  The Constitutional Court ruled against holding a referendum that could have cleared the way for the president to run for a 3rd consecutive term

year 2009 Top ^

Oct.30 Deal allows U.S. to use Colombia bases  Colombia and the United States signed an agreement that allows U.S. personnel to be stationed at seven military bases Aug.25 Chavez: Ready to cut ties with Colombia. Venezuela Aug.5 Chavez turns up heat on Colombia. Venezuela

year 2008 Top ^

Jul.20 World rallies for FARC hostages' freedom  More than a million Colombians marked their independence day with marches and concerts demanding freedom for hostages still held by rebels Betancourt in plea to FARC rebels
. Paris Jul.4   Betancourt joy at French return  Paris: Freed hostage has expressed her joy to be in France, 2 days after her dramatic release from captivity in the Colombian jungle May.24 FARC leader dead  Defense ministry: Pedro Antonio Marin, known as Manuel Marulanda Vilez and nicknamed Tirofijo, is believed to have died of a heart attack May.19 FARC commander calls for dialogue May.15 Farc rebel link files 'genuine'  Interpol says Colombian officials did not tamper with computers which they claim provide proof Venezuela financed Farc rebels Mar.7   Leaders say Colombia crisis over
   Dominican Republic: The presidents of Ecuador, Venezuela and Colombia have shaken hands at a summit, marking the end of a crisis triggered by a cross-border raid Mar.3   Ecuador cuts ties with Colombia  Ecuador has cut diplomatic ties with Colombia in a deepening crisis over a cross-border raid by Colombian troops Mar.2 Ecuador leader 'linked to rebels' Jan.11 Chavez makes Colombia rebel call. Venezuela

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.5 Sarkozy urges Betancourt release
. Paris Nov.28 Chavez cuts all ties with Colombia. Venezuela Nov.8 Hostage talks see spark of hope. Venezuela Aug.31 Chavez to help broker hostage deal Jul.5 Colombians hold kidnap protests Mar.11 Bush thanks Colombia for drug aid

year 2006 Top ^

Oct.20 President ends Farc talks
May.28 Incumbent Uribe wins presidency

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.13  Colombia open to hostage talks

year 2003 Top ^

Nov.29  Venezuela closes Colombia border Oct.25  Rebels kill 13 in election-day

year 2002 Top ^

Aug.11 State of emergency declared
Aug.7   Blasts kill 17 as Uribe takes office Map of Bogota Colombia  Several explosions rocked downtown Bogota just before Uribe was walking up the Congress building's steps for inauguration May.26 Uribe elected president

year 2001 Top ^

Apr.10  FARC commander sought Feb.9 Agreement with FARC leader
Feb.8  Talks with rebels


Santos re-elected in Colombian poll   Juan Manuel Santos has won re-election in Colombia's most dramatic presidential contest in years. He won nearly 51% of votes Oscar Ivan Zuluaga won most votes in first round Bogota elects former rebel mayor Santos wins election




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  Governing party candidate Juan Manuel Santos has won the final round of elections. He was ahead of Antanas Mockus by more than 40 points
May.30 Ex-Minister Santos leads in vote
  Partial results from presidential poll are giving a clear lead to former Defence Minister Juan Manuel Santos.    Santos - who is supported by incumbent Alvaro ...
2006 May.28 Incumbent Uribe wins presidency
2003 Oct.25  Rebels kill 13 in election-day 2002 May.26 Uribe elected president



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2016 Jul.11   Thousands of Venezuelans stream over border to Colombia
  Tens of thousands streamed across bridges after Venezuela briefly lifted a year-old border closure to allow people to buy food and medicine 2003 Nov.29  Venezuela closes Colombia border



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2015 May.9 Colombia to ban coca spraying herbicide glyphosate  Colombia has announced it will stop using a controversial herbicide to destroy illegal plantations of coca, the raw ingredient for cocaine 2014 Jun.7   Colombia government and Farc to set up truth commission  The Colombian government and the rebel group have agreed to set up a commission to investigate the deaths of thousands of people 2002 Aug.11 State of emergency declared




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2010 Dec.6 Colombian leader cancels climate meeting




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2010 Feb.26   High court: Uribe can't run for third term
  The Constitutional Court ruled against holding a referendum that could have cleared the way for the president to run for a 3rd consecutive term



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2008 May.24 FARC leader dead  Defense ministry: Pedro Antonio Marin, known as Manuel Marulanda Vilez and nicknamed Tirofijo, is believed to have died of a heart attack May.19 FARC commander calls for dialogue
2001 Apr.10  FARC commander sought



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2008 Mar.7   Leaders say Colombia crisis over    Dominican Republic: The presidents of Ecuador, Venezuela and Colombia have shaken hands at a summit, marking the end of a crisis triggered by a cross-border raid



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2016 Jun.23   Colombia Farc: Ceasefire signed to end five decades of war
Map of Havana Cuba
   Cuba: The Colombian government and the Farc rebels have signed a historic ceasefire deal, bringing them closer to ending more than five decades of conflict
2015 Dec.15 Farc: Colombia president hails 'important step' to peace Sep.23 President Santos and Farc announce justice deal. Cuba 2009 Oct.30 Deal allows U.S. to use Colombia bases  Colombia and the United States signed an agreement that allows U.S. personnel to be stationed at seven military bases



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2013 Jul.22  Venezuela and Colombia repair ties 2008 Jul.4   Betancourt joy at French return  Paris: Freed hostage has expressed her joy to be in France, 2 days after her dramatic release from captivity in the Colombian jungle 2007 Aug.31 Chavez to help broker hostage deal
Mar.11 Bush thanks Colombia for drug aid



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2010 Jul.22 Venezuela breaks relations with Colombia
  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said that he is breaking off relations with Colombia. He called President Uribe 'crazed'.    The Organization of American States meets to discuss Colombia...
Jul.16 Venezuela recalls ambassador to Colombia  Venezuela rejected Colombia's assertion that Colombian rebels are living in Venezuela 2009 Aug.25 Chavez: Ready to cut ties with Colombia
. Venezuela 2008 Mar.3 Ecuador cuts ties with Colombia  Ecuador has cut diplomatic ties with Colombia in a deepening crisis over a cross-border raid by Colombian troops



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2009 Aug.5 Chavez turns up heat on Colombia
. Venezuela



Colombia, Politics Talks Timeline ... See World Talks timeline Top ^
2014 Nov.16 Colombia suspends Farc peace talks over kidnapping
2013 Sep.29  Jackson: Release of U.S. captive in Colombia 'imminent' Aug.28  Colombia 'ready to talk to ELN' Jan.24  FARC: Peace talks are accelerating 2012 Aug.27   Colombia holding talks with Farc  President Juan Manuel Santos has confirmed his government is holding exploratory talks with the country's largest rebel group, the Farc 2010 Aug.10 Colombia, Venezuela to restore ties
  Venezuela and Colombia wiped the slate clean and will re-establish diplomatic relations after a meeting between the heads of the states
Aug.8 Venezuela-Colombia talks agreed 2007 Nov.8 Hostage talks see spark of hope. Venezuela 2006 Oct.20 President ends Farc talks 2005 Dec.13  Colombia open to hostage talks 2001 Feb.9 Agreement with FARC leader Feb.8  Talks with rebels



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2014 Dec.1 Colombia's Gen Alzate resigns  Colombian General Ruben Dario Alzate, released by Farc rebels on Sunday, has resigned from the armed forces Mar.19 Bogota mayor Gustavo Petro removed by president
Feb.18  Colombian armed forces chief sacked 2013 Jul.21  Colombia leader vows to fight Farc May.3  Maduro alleges Colombia assassination plot 2012 Oct.1  Colombia leader Santos has cancer 2011 Nov.15   Colombia Farc rebels name leader  Colombia's largest rebel group, the Farc, says it has chosen Rodrigo Londono - better known by his alias Timochenko - as its new leader 2010 Aug.7 Santos sworn in as Colombian president   100 delegations attended the inauguration in Bogota, including the left-wing president of Ecuador and the foreign minister of Venezuela 2007 Dec.5 Sarkozy urges Betancourt release. Paris 2002 Aug.7   Blasts kill 17 as Uribe takes office Map of Bogota Colombia  Several explosions rocked downtown Bogota just before Uribe was walking up the Congress building's steps for inauguration



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2013 Dec.13  Thousands march for Bogota mayor 2008 Jul.20 World rallies for FARC hostages' freedom  More than a million Colombians marked their independence day with marches and concerts demanding freedom for hostages still held by rebels 2007 Jul.5 Colombians hold kidnap protests




Colombia, Politics Reforms Timeline ... See World Reforms timeline Top ^
2013 May.26  FARC agrees Colombia land reform



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2013 Aug.30  Colombia troops to patrol Bogota



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2014 Apr.21 Mexico and Colombia hold Garcia Marquez memorials