Here’s what you need to know. The Colombian government would also like to achieve a peace agreement. The Colombian civil war, is the longest ongoing insurgency in Latin America.

A historic truce between the Colombian government and FARC rebels is signed after 52 years of civil war.
The basic conflict behind the war was the conflict between liberals and conservatives, so it was an ideological war as opposed to a regional one, and it divided families and was fought all over the nation. On that date, the government officially stopped military action. Murders, forced displacement, torture, rape, “dis- appearances,” kidnapping and extortion are part of the social fabric. Paradoxically, Colombia stands out in Latin America for its relatively of civil war and the evolving organized criminal activity surrounding the drug market. The Thousand Days’ War was a Civil War fought in Colombia between the years of 1899 and 1902. The official truce went into effect on August 29. 'The war has basically stopped' On Thursday the Colombian government and the rebels of FARC agreed to a historic ceasefire that could finally end a decades-old civil war Subscribe The staggering toll of Colombia’s war with FARC rebels, explained in numbers A Colombian soldier looks out at the jungle as a helicopter takes … The Colombian civil war, which to date is not only the longest-running civil war in South America, but amazingly in the whole world mostly came to an end with the historic peace process between the government, and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, better known by … A final agreement was reached on August 24, after four years of talks in Havana, Cuba. The cease-fire in Colombia’s long civil war starts today. Ecuadorian-Colombian War (1863)--Colombian Civil War of 1876--Colombian Civil War of 1885--Colombian Civil War of 1895--Thousand Days War (1899–1902)--Panamanian Secession (1903)--Panamanian rebels, aided by the United States, seceeded from Colombia.