Peasant Uprising in Colombia 1996

[ 1996 ]

...The Liberal government under Ernesto Samper Pizano (1950-), elected president in 1994, continued to battle the FARC and ELN guerrillas, who supported uprisings (1996) by growers of cocaine in Putumayo and Caqueta provinces (peasant farmers wanted compensation for loss of their drug crops due to the government cocaine eradication program)...

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