When did the civil war in Colombia begin?

  • 1955
  • 1960
  • 1964 correct

    The Marxist rebel group Fuerzas Armadas Revolutionarias de Colombia formed in 1964, kicking off an internal armed conflict that would last for over 52 years and claim more than 220,000 lives. In 2012, the Colombian government started talks with the FARC in hopes of establishing a ceasefire. Source: The New York Times

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