Modern Latin America Timeline

Main

Age of Intervention

1898 - 1934

U.S. intervention in Latin America

Roosevelt Collary

1904

WWI

1914 - 1918

Good Neighbor Policy

1933 - 1945

WWII

1939 - 1945

Cold war

1945 - 1989

Cuba

Platt Admendment

1903

Guerrilla Warfare

1956 - 1959

La Grandma

1956

Batista

1956 - 1959

Fidel Castro Regime

1959 - 2008

Batista Escapes

1959

Bay of pigs

1961

Failed

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Raul Regime

2008 - 2012

Guatemala

Overt Intervention

1889 - 1933

General Ubico

1931 - 1944

Covert Intervention

1933 - 1945

Jacobo Arbenz

1951 - 1954

CIA Intervention againts Arbenz

1953

Armas put in power

1954 - 1957

Civil War

1960 - 1996

Nicaragua

Agusto Sandino tries to overthrow Goverment

1927 - 1933

Sandino killed

1934

Samoza Takes power

1937 - 1979

Sandinistas overthrow goverment

1979

Sandinistas fight againts contras

1981 - 1988

Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega is elected president

1984

Ortega returns to power

2006

Panama

Panama becomes its own country with U.S. help

1903

U.S. Builds Panama Canal

1904 - 1914

Panama Canal U.S. territory

1914

New canal treaty- Canal for Panama 1999

1977

General Omar Torrijos died in a plane crash CIA?

1981

Noriega takes charge of National Guard

1983

Manuel Antonio Noriega overthrew Pres. Barletta

1985

U.S. "Just Cause" Invasion

1989

Noriega Captured

1990

Panama Canal now belongs to Panama

1999

Mexico

Profirio Diaz President

1889 - 1910

Merican Civil War

1910 - 1920

Madero wins election

1911

New Constitution

1917

Mexico Nationalized Oil

1938