Monthly Archives: November 2014

Sidelining the Spoilers

November 26, 2014 When the news broke last week that Colombian Brigadier General Rubén Darío Alzate and two colleagues had been detained in the Chocó region by the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC-EP), it threw the country’s two-year old peace … Continue reading

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Crisis Management in Colombia: Update on an Unfolding Crisis

November 24, 2014 A week that should have been given over to reflection on the achievements and pending agenda of the Colombian peace talks in Havana was spent seeking to manage a crisis that caused the suspension of the 31st … Continue reading

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Unfolding Story: Temporary Suspension of Colombian Peace Talks in Cuba

Monday, November 17, 2014 Just after midnight this morning, as the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP were preparing to resume their 31st round of conversations in Havana, President Juan Manuel Santos ordered his negotiators not to travel to Havana … Continue reading

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Movilización de Mujeres Afrodescendientes por el Cuidado de la Vida y los Territorios Ancestrales

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COMUNICADO A LAS MUJERES COLOMBIANAS Y A LA OPINIÒN PÙBLICA Somos mujeres negras norte caucanas, descendientes de africanos y africanas que fueron esclavizadas, conocedoras del valor ancestral que tienen nuestros territorios, sabemos que a muchos de…

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DC Event on Demobilizations in Colombia

Please join us on November 17th from 2:30 to 4:00 pm. for the U.S. Institute of Peace’s next Colombia Peace Forum discussion on “Demobilizations in Colombia.”  The event will take place at USIP headquarters (2301 Constitution Avenue, NW) and will be webcast … Continue reading

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Update on Talks in Havana

November 12, 2014 On Friday, November 7, President Juan Manuel Santos wrapped up a five-day diplomatic marathon for peace to the capital cities of Madrid, Brussels, Berlin, Lisbon, Paris, and London. He met with heads of state, kings, princes, and … Continue reading

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Victims Arrive in Havana for End of Round 30; Ver conferencias de prensa aquí

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 Today, the peace delegations of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP are meeting with the fourth delegation of victims in Havana.  The group includes six women and six men, of which three have been victimized by … Continue reading

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