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President sees rebel-free zone Outrage at kidnap Colombia seeks to widen drugs war Vote ends peacefully Archbishop murdered Car bomb killed 10 Bomb targets Presidential candidate Dozens killed in bomb attack All sides accused over church tragedy Coup leader tries to flee Presidential Election   Uribe elected president
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President sets talks deadline FARC demands bilateral truce No survivors in air disaster President Pastrana orders rebels out Colombia bombs rebel enclave Army storms rebel zone
Peace talks collapse Forces close in on rebels   Deadline extended for rebels  President Pastrana has announced an extension to a deadline for FARC to leave their safe haven UN launching bid for peace deal   Peace process collapses  President Andres Pastrana has rejected a last-minute draft proposal by FARC   Rebels agree to leave haven  FARC will pull out of their enclave in southern Colombia by the deadline set by President Pastrana   Rebels agreed to resume talks


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  FARC was satisfied that military controls around the safe haven would not endanger the talks
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February 2002 ... more > Top ^
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  Soldiers met little resistance as they have begun retaking a huge rebel safe haven
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March 2002 ... more > Top ^
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April 2002 ... more > Top ^
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May 2002 ... more > Top ^
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  Right-wing candidate, 49-year-old lawyer, has secured more than 53% of the vote. Serpa, of Liberal Party, attracted 31%


June 2002 ... more > Top ^
Jun.28   Mountaineer saved by telemarketer  Freezing hiker find his prepaid minutes are up. After 24 hours phone company solicitor is calling on his cell phone

July 2002 ... more > Top ^
Jul.7   Police rifles reach terrorist group  Smugglers in bought 3,000 assault rifles and a quarter-million bullets from Nicaraguan police for shipment to Colombia Jul.12   52 people killed in fighting
  Guerrilla violence was probably linked to the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Alvaro Uribe Jul.15 Botero wins 9th stage of Tour de France Jul.19   Military kills 30 rebels  Hundreds of soldiers from the Rapid Deployment Force are trying to catch Pablo Catatumbo, top rebel commander Jul.23 Botero wins stage 15 of Tour de France

August 2002 ... more > Top ^
Aug.3   Bomb explodes days before inauguration  A car bomb is injuring one woman. Leftist rebels are preparing a warm welcome for President-elect Uribe Aug.7     Blasts kill 17 as Uribe takes office
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  Several explosions rocked downtown Bogota just before Uribe was walking up the Congress building's steps for inauguration
Aug.11     State of emergency declared
  New President Alvaro Uribe declared a state of emergency to fight a 'regime of terror' following a surge of war violence
Aug.22   Rebels reject UN mediation  FARC has rejected a government proposal for United Nations' mediation to end the civil war

September 2002 ... more > Top ^
Sep.13   Calls for world help in war against drugs  President Uribe implored the world community to crack down on the illegal narcotics trade   Massive drug seizure  A naval patrol vessel bristling with marines have seized 4 tonnes of cocaine worth $120m on the Pacific coast Sep.24   Colombian paramilitary leader indicted  Carlos Castano and two associates have been indicted in the United States on drug trafficking charges

October 2002 ... more > Top ^
Oct.17   Civilians flee Medellin battle zone
  Army troops and police encircled a neighborhood in an attempt to oust leftist rebels, who fought back with gunfire Oct.22   Bomb blast kills 3, injures at least 11  A bomb went off in front of a police station during the morning rush hour a few blocks from the presidential palace

November 2002 ... more > Top ^
Nov.8   Drugs baron released  Gilberto Rodriguez walked free from prison after serving half sentence, despite efforts by U.S. and Colombian authorities Nov.11   Bishop Jimenez kidnapped
  Jorge Enrique Jimenez is the bishop of Zipaquira and head of the Latin American Episcopal Conference

December 2002 ... more > Top ^
Dec.13   Bomb blasts rock Bogota  A bomb exploded in the restaurant of a luxury hotel, injuring 15 people. Another bomb injured a prominent senator Dec.28   Fighting kills at least 60
  Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and the National Liberation Army joined forces to battle the paramilitaries





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Peace talks collapse Forces close in on rebels   Deadline extended for rebels  President Pastrana has announced an extension to a deadline for FARC to leave their safe haven UN launching bid for peace deal   Peace process collapses  President Andres Pastrana has rejected a last-minute draft proposal by FARC   Rebels agree to leave haven  FARC will pull out of their enclave in southern Colombia by the deadline set by President Pastrana   Rebels agreed to resume talks




Colombia, 2002 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
2002
Jan.9
Jan.10
Jan.10
Jan.12
Jan.12
Jan.13
Jan.14
  FARC was satisfied that military controls around the safe haven would not endanger the talks
Jan.23 FARC demands bilateral truce
Feb.20 President Pastrana orders rebels out Feb.21 Colombia bombs rebel enclave Feb.22 Army storms rebel zone
  Soldiers met little resistance as they have begun retaking a huge rebel safe haven
Feb.23 President sees rebel-free zone Mar.8 Colombia seeks to widen drugs war May.21 All sides accused over church tragedy Jul.12 52 people killed in fighting
  Guerrilla violence was probably linked to the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Alvaro Uribe Jul.19 Military kills 30 rebels  Hundreds of soldiers from the Rapid Deployment Force are trying to catch Pablo Catatumbo, top rebel commander Aug.22 Rebels reject UN mediation  FARC has rejected a government proposal for United Nations' mediation to end the civil war Sep.13 Massive drug seizure  A naval patrol vessel bristling with marines have seized 4 tonnes of cocaine worth $120m on the Pacific coast Oct.17 Civilians flee Medellin battle zone  Army troops and police encircled a neighborhood in an attempt to oust leftist rebels, who fought back with gunfire Dec.28 Fighting kills at least 60  Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and the National Liberation Army joined forces to battle the paramilitaries



Colombia, 2002 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2002 Jan.29 No survivors in air disaster
Jun.28 Mountaineer saved by telemarketer  Freezing hiker find his prepaid minutes are up. After 24 hours phone company solicitor is calling on his cell phone Oct.17 Civilians flee Medellin battle zone  Army troops and police encircled a neighborhood in an attempt to oust leftist rebels, who fought back with gunfire



Colombia, 2002 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2002 Jul.15 Botero wins 9th stage of Tour de France
Jul.23 Botero wins stage 15 of Tour de France



Colombia, 2002 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2002 Feb.25 Outrage at kidnap
Mar.16 Archbishop murdered Apr.7 Car bomb killed 10 Apr.14 Bomb targets Presidential candidate May.3 Dozens killed in bomb attack May.21 All sides accused over church tragedy Jul.7 Police rifles reach terrorist group  Smugglers in bought 3,000 assault rifles and a quarter-million bullets from Nicaraguan police for shipment to Colombia Aug.3 Bomb explodes days before inauguration  A car bomb is injuring one woman. Leftist rebels are preparing a warm welcome for President-elect Uribe 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
Sep.13 Calls for world help in war against drugs  President Uribe implored the world community to crack down on the illegal narcotics trade Sep.13 Massive drug seizure  A naval patrol vessel bristling with marines have seized 4 tonnes of cocaine worth $120m on the Pacific coast Sep.24 Colombian paramilitary leader indicted  Carlos Castano and two associates have been indicted in the United States on drug trafficking charges Oct.22 Bomb blast kills 3, injures at least 11  A bomb went off in front of a police station during the morning rush hour a few blocks from the presidential palace Nov.8 Drugs baron released  Gilberto Rodriguez walked free from prison after serving half sentence, despite efforts by U.S. and Colombian authorities Nov.11 Bishop Jimenez kidnapped  Jorge Enrique Jimenez is the bishop of Zipaquira and head of the Latin American Episcopal Conference Dec.13 Bomb blasts rock Bogota  A bomb exploded in the restaurant of a luxury hotel, injuring 15 people. Another bomb injured a prominent senator



Colombia, 2002 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2002 Jan.14 President sets talks deadline
Mar.10 Vote ends peacefully May.23 Coup leader tries to flee May.26 Presidential Election May.26   Uribe elected president
  Right-wing candidate, 49-year-old lawyer, has secured more than 53% of the vote. Serpa, of Liberal Party, attracted 31%
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
Aug.11   State of emergency declared
  New President Alvaro Uribe declared a state of emergency to fight a 'regime of terror' following a surge of war violence
Sep.13 Calls for world help in war against drugs  President Uribe implored the world community to crack down on the illegal narcotics trade