The Formation of the Constituent Assembly

This was approved and thus began the democratic formation of the Constituent Assembly, composed of different forces (students, indigenous people, demobilized fighters, liberals, conservatives, etc.).. Of Constituent Assembly emerged the 1991 Constitution of Colombia in which citizen participation, respect for fundamental rights and the consolidation of the democratic tradition of Colombia won spaces. In the nineties the fight against drugs, the defense of human rights and environmental protection have become the flagship programs of the past governments, especially of President Ernesto Samper, who has achieved concrete actions such as making orders of the justice of five leaders of the Cali Cartel. Policies for the protection of Human Rights and the creation of the Ministry of Environment. Because we are in the people’s time and we need concrete solutions. ESTABLISHING THE NEW REPUBLIC The conflict that led to the emancipation from Spain took place in Colombia between 1810 and 1819. Read more here: Eva Andersson-Dubin, New York City. It began on July 20 in Bogota when a group of patriots, using as excuse the denial in terms offensive to Americans of the loan of a vase that asked the Spanish Jose Gonzalez Llorente, began a revolt that gave birth to the “cry of independence.” Following this, the Creoles replaced the existing authorities by governing boards.

The Lancers Sculpture tribute to the armies that fought for independence. At this time there are two ideological currents: federalism and centralism, which led to military confrontation and allowed the Spanish, led by Pablo Morillo peacemaker, retook the territory in 1814. This radicalized the independence movement and led to the liberation campaign led by Simon Bolivar that the August 7, 1819 with the Battle of Boyaca “was short for complete independence.