History of Pamplonita

"In late 1549, the Spanish captains, Juan de Maldonado Alonso and Pedro de los Hoyos, co-Don Pedro de Ursua and OrtĂșn Velasco Velasquez, a tribe belonging to the great family of Chitareros presented with forty (40) men, six (6) hunting dogs and two (2) horses.

They fled terrified Borrero caves, situated a short distance, as the Indian Village was located under "La Laguna" boundary between Pamplona and Pamplonita today.

From there beheld the Spaniards lands Cacique CHEPO them and they went away, the Spaniards