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Colombia: 62 Years After the Bogotazo

Categories: Latin America, Colombia, History

Patricia Quintero Barrera of the blog Etnicografíca [es] writes about the 62nd anniversary of the “Bogotazo,” which is a period in Colombian history where there were “protests, disorder, and repression” [1]in the capital Bogotá, following the assassination of Presidential candidate Jorge Eliécer Gaitán in 1948.