Monthly Archives: December 2013

Round 18 on Illicit Drugs Ends

December 21, 2013 At the beginning of this week, representatives of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP initiated their 18th round of peace talks in Havana.  Concurrently, a unilateral ceasefire declared by the FARC on December 8, went into … Continue reading

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Ciclo 18: Cultivos ilícitos y narcotráfico

15 de diciembre de 2013 En la decimoséptima ronda de conversaciones desde el 28 de noviembre hasta el 8 de diciembre, las delegaciones de paz del gobierno colombiano y de las FARC-EP discutieron el tema de los cultivos ilícitos y el … Continue reading

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Confirmation Hearing of Kevin Whitaker

11 December 2013 This morning, the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations held a hearing to consider President Barack Obama’s nominations for key foreign policy positions, including the posts of U.S. ambassador to Canada, Chile, and Colombia. The Senate Foreign … Continue reading

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“Foro Interamericano” sobre Paz en Colombia

7 de diciembre de 2013 Ayer discutimos en el “Foro Interamericano” de la Voz de América las negociaciones en La Habana entre el gobierno colombiano y las FARC, tanto como la visita del Presidente Juan Manuel Santos a Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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Changes in Colombia Impact U.S.-Colombian Relations

December 4, 2013 It has been a busy week for President Juan Manuel Santos, and it is only Wednesday.  On his State visit to Washington this week, Santos’s White House meeting with President Obama on December 3 offered the two … Continue reading

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