Category Archives: Bogota

7 August 2014 President Juan Manuel Santos is sworn in today for a second term.  Watch the inauguration ceremony live from Bogotá: The Colombian Constitution requires the president to take office and be sworn in when the Congress is in … Continue reading

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June 14, 2014 Just back from a week in Bogota, where I was able to partake of some of the capital’s  political culture in the final days before Sunday’s presidential elections.  It has been an exciting time, but also one … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 The Center for Memory, Peace, and Reconciliation (Centro de Memoria, Paz, y Reconciliación) lies at the intersection of Calle 26 and Carrera 19B, just next to the Park of Reconciliation.  It is a new complex, built on the … Continue reading

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On August 10th, after extending their work by several days, Colombian government and FARC-EP delegation members finished their twelfth round of talks in Havana.  They issued a joint statement announcing that they had begun to craft agreements related to the … Continue reading

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August 5, 2013 I just returned from Colombia, where one of the highlights of my trip was accompanying the Historical Memory Center (HMC) team to the Casa de Nariño for the presentation of their report, Basta Ya! Colombia: Memorias de guerra y dignidad (Enough Already! … Continue reading

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In Cuba, the parties have been making steady progress on the peace agenda, with occasional, if relatively minor, delays.  Talks were to resume on July 22nd, but the discussions on the Marco Jurídico para la Paz (where President Santos and … Continue reading

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Día de la Independencia desde Bogotá

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El 20 de julio era el Día de la Independencia en Colombia y me fui para el desfile en la avenida 68 de Bogotá.   En el evento, participaron 12,000 uniformados con una revista aérea de helicópteros Black Hawk, y … Continue reading

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