ELN


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Noun1.ELN - a Marxist terrorist group formed in 1963 by Colombian intellectuals who were inspired by the Cuban Revolution; responsible for a campaign of mass kidnappings and resistance to the government's efforts to stop the drug trade; "ELN kidnappers target foreign employees of large corporations"
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Colombia, Republic of Colombia - a republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of Simon Bolivar; Spanish is the official language
2.ELN - a terrorist organization in Bolivia that acts as an umbrella for numerous small indigenous subversive groups; a revival of a group with Marxist-Leninist ideologies originally established by Che Guevara in the 1960s
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Bolivia, Republic of Bolivia - a landlocked republic in central South America; Simon Bolivar founded Bolivia in 1825 after winning independence from Spain
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Una encuesta realizada por la firma Invamer en diciembre pasado revelo que 65% de los colombianos cree que las conversaciones con el ELN van por mal camino y solo la quinta parte considera que van bien.
We have used an ELN for collaborative learning in undergraduate science courses across geographically separated universities.
The government confirmed on Thursday that the three journalists were being held by the ELN, which operates in the area alongside larger rebel group the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, and criminal gangs.
Santos announced on March 30 the signing of an agreement with the ELN to start peace talks, in the hope that the ELN, the nation's second most powerful insurgent group only after the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), could join the ongoing national peace process.
The two soldiers were captured during combat with the National Liberation Army, or ELN, in the central province of Boyaca on October 26.
The capabilities an ELN must have are unlike those needed for chemistry or in vivo biology.
The ELN is also holding two Germans believed to be retirees who were traveling as tourists in Colombia.
The ELN, which claims to have 5,000 fighters, was formed by left-wing Roman Catholic priests inspired by the liberation theology movement in the 1960s.
The two sides announced the cease-fire on April 18, with the head of Colombia's Peace Commission, Luis Carlos Restrepo, saying, "The president [Alvaro Uribe] has asked me to say to the ELN that we accept its proposal that the cease-fire be experimental and transitory.
said Steve Schmidt, Vertex Vice President of Information Systems "Laboratory data management and data archive are essential to this ELN initiative, and we believe the NuGenesis SDMS is the most attractive option to meet this critical need.
La propuesta del mandatario mexicano fue aceptada por el ELN, el 1 de junio, y desde ese momento se han llevado a cabo reuniones entre representantes de la guerrilla y de Uribe, en las que ha intervenido nuestro embajador en Colombia, Jesus Mario Chacon, con el objetivo de preparar una agenda preliminar de negociacion.