Presentation on theme: "A Brief History Independence 1813 Formation of Greater Colombia Two Political Parties, Conservatives and Liberals War of a Thousand Days (1899-1902) 100,000."— Presentation transcript:
A Brief History Independence 1813 Formation of Greater Colombia Two Political Parties, Conservatives and Liberals War of a Thousand Days (1899-1902) 100,000 Dead La Violencia (1946-1957) 300,000 Dead
Andres Pastrana Elected on August 7 th 1998 FARC and ELN grew in strength Plan Colombia
Alvaro Uribe August 7 th 2002 Harvard and Oxford educated Lawyer 56% vote Democratic Security and Defense Policy
Guerillas M-19 Movimiento 19 de Abril. Named after the fraudulent elections in 1970.
Guerillas ELN Ejercito de Liberacion National 5,000 members
Guerillas A Marxist FARC-EP Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias De Colombia – Ejercito del Pueblo 18,000 members 40% of Colombian land Classified as a Terrorist group by U.S.A and European Union.
Bogotá Athens of Latin America Established 1549 9,000 ft. 8,000,000 pop.
Leticia and Tabatinga (Brasil) Southern most point of Colombia
Leticia and Tabatinga(Brasil) 100,000 + people combined Yagua Ticuna Shipibo Huitoto
The Trip Dates- Tentatively Last week of May through the first week of June Cost- ~$1,900 (includes food, lodging, 4 plane tickets.) Goal- Spiritual support fellow Christians, Evangelism, medical aid for various people groups, leave the American bubble.
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