Category Archives: Latin America

Colombia: La Violencia

Introduction | Atrocities | Fatalities | Ending | Coding | Works Cited | Notes Introduction Between 1948 and 1958, the Republic of Colombia was the scene of widespread and systematic political violence, known as La Violencia. An estimated 200,000 people … Continue reading

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Guatemala

Introduction | Atrocities | Fatalities | Ending | Coding | Works Cited | Notes Introduction The civil war in Guatemala (1960 – 1996) was among the bloodiest of Latin America’s Cold War conflicts, and the period 1981 – 1983 witnessed … Continue reading

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