Monthly Archives: July 2015

Event on Women and Reconciliation in Colombia

July 13, 2015 NOTE:  VIDEO OF EVENT NOW AVAILABLE HERE. You are cordially invited to join a discussion on women working for reconciliation in Colombia, transitional justice, and psycho-social support for victims of the Colombian conflict. The program will be … Continue reading

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Evento sobre reconciliación en Colombia

VER EL VIDEO DEL EVENTO EN ESPAÑOL AQUÎ. 13 de julio de 2015 Se les invita a acompañar una discusión sobre las mujeres trabajando para la reconciliación en Colombia.  Los temas incluirán también la justicia transicional y los acercamientos psico-sociales con … Continue reading

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More Good News from Havana as Round 38 Closes

July 12, 2015 On Sunday, July 12, the Colombian government and the FARC-EP ended their 38th round of talks in Havana and issued a joint communiqué announcing that they had reached an agreement to speed up the peace process and … Continue reading

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FARC Declares Unilateral Ceasefire Beginning July 20th

July 8, 2015 On July 7th, Norway, Cuba, Venezuela, and Chile–the countries that serve as guarantors and are accompanying the Colombian peace process–called on the parties at the peace table in Havana to “restrict to the maximum extent all actions … Continue reading

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Tunes to Launch the Long Weekend/Canciones para celebrar

July 3, 2015 In celebration of the progressive thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations, following are selections from the “Buenos Días, América” album by Pablo Milanés.  I recall listening endlessly to this 1987 album on my new “Sony Walkman” (remember those?) as … Continue reading

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