Today in Latin American History
UN Brokered Ceasefire Between Peru, Ecuador in 1995
Photo: Cenepa War, Peruvian soldiers
Today in Latin American history, the Cenepa War between Peru and Ecuador ended on a cease-fire brokered by the UN in 1995.
The war was a brief and localized military conflict between Ecuador and Peru, fought over control of a disputed area on the border between the two countries.
The conflict lasted 33 days with both sides claiming victory.
Other events that occurred on this day:
- Today in LatAm history, Mexican singer and actor José José who is known as “The Prince of Song” was born in 1948
- Today in LatAm history, Brazilian footballer Adriano who played for the National team & Internazionale was born in 1982
- Today in LatAm history, former President of Mexico José López Portillo who was in office 1976-1982 died in 2004