The United States aid Colombia against drug dealers. They supply the Colombian government with military equipment and advisory.
Alvaro Uribe Velez is elected president.
Farc's Ricardo Palmera, the most senior Colombian guerrilla ever captured, is jailed for 35 years.
Spanish (García) and Portuguese: from a medieval personal name of uncertain origin. It is normally found in medieval records in the Latin form Garsea, and may well be of pre-Roman origin, perhaps akin to Basque (h)artz ‘bear’.