Monthly Archives: December 2015

A Day of Miracle and Wonder in the Colombian Peace Talks

Havana, Cuba December 16, 2015 The 45th cycle of peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP that began last Thursday (Dec. 10) ended on Tuesday, December 15th with a press conference in the Salón de Protocolo of El … Continue reading

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Colombian Accord on Victims Sets the Stage for a New Year

Havana, Cuba December 16, 2015 Tuesday’s historic accord on victims explicitly seeks to ensure the rights of victims through an Integrated System of Truth, Justice, Reparations, and Non Repetition.   According to the joint communiqué issued by the government and … Continue reading

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Cuban Concert for Victims in Colombia

Havana, Cuba December 15, 2015 I arrived in Havana on Sunday, having heard that an agreement on victims was imminent at Colombia´s peace table. On Monday evening, the Cuban government, which serves as one of the guarantor nations of the … Continue reading

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Peace Talks Resume with High Expectations

December 13, 2015 Peace talks between the government of Colombia and the FARC resumed in Havana last Thursday, December 10, for what the government called the continuation of the 45th cycle, the FARC named the 46th cycle, and what by … Continue reading

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Confidence Builds for Peace in Colombia

Dec. 2, 2015 Colombia’s peace talks have seen an acceleration of activity since Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC commander-in-chief Rodrigo Londoño (aka ‘Timoleón Jiménez’ or ‘Timochenko’) met in Havana on Sept. 23 and promised there would be a … Continue reading

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