What was the Thousand Days’ War (1899-1902)?

Introduction The Thousand Days’ War (Spanish: Guerra de los Mil Días) was a civil war fought in Colombia from 17 October 1899 to 21 November 1902, at first between the Liberal Party and the government led by the National Party, and later – after the Conservative Party had ousted the National Party – between the… Read More


What was the Leticia Incident (1932-1933)?

Introduction The Leticia Incident, also called the Leticia War or the Colombia-Peru War (01 September 1932 to 24 May 1933), was a short-lived armed conflict between Colombia and Peru over territory in the Amazon rainforest. In the end, they reached an agreement to divide the disputed area between them. Background Civilian Takeover The Colombia-Peru War… Read More