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26 de junio de 2016 COMUNICADO CONJUNTO# 77 La Habana, Cuba, 25 de junio de 2016 En el marco del “Acuerdo sobre la salida de menores de 15 años de los campamentos de las FARC-EP y compromiso con la elaboración … Continue reading

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June 24, 2016 “Colombia Cease-Fire Accord Marks Historic Turn” (Reprinted from “Q&A: On the Issues with Virginia “Ginny” Bouvier,” by Fred Strasser). More than a half-century of internal warfare in Colombia is on the brink of a peaceful resolution after … Continue reading

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June 22, 2016 Statement read at this morning’s press conference in Havana by Marcela Durán, Director of Communications for the Colombian Government Peace Delegation, and Marcos León Calarcá, member of the FARC-EP Peace Delegation: Havana, Cuba July 22, 2016 The delegations … Continue reading

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June 22, 2016 Early this morning, the Colombian government and the FARC-EP reached a historic agreement for a bilateral ceasefire and on the concentration zones where FARC fighters will lay down their weapons, ending more than half a century of … Continue reading

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June 17, 2016 It has been a month of steady progress at the peace table in Havana.  After completing their fiftieth cycle of peace talks on Wed., May 25, 2016, the Colombian government and the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC-EP) … Continue reading

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June 10, 2016 Virginia M. Bouvier and Lisa Haugaard* The tragedy of the “disappeared” in Colombia’s more than half-century of internal war cuts across the entire society. Among those who were forcibly seized and then vanished without further information are … Continue reading

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May 20, 2016 On May 18, some 13 ex-combatant women from around the world concluded a visit to Havana, where they were invited by the Colombian government and the FARC-EP to meet with the peace table and to share their … Continue reading

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May 17, 2016 As the peace process in Havana enters its final stretch, decisions are coming at a fast pace and preparations for the end of the war are advancing.  Last Thursday, May 12, the Colombian government and the FARC … Continue reading

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Bogotá, Colombia May 12, 2016 In what government negotiator Humberto de la Calle called a “highly important act”, yesterday afternoon, the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP moved one step closer to a final peace agreement. (See his statement here.) … Continue reading

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April 21, 2016 Colombian government and FARC-EP representatives resume their 49th round of peace talks in Havana today.  There they continue discussions on ending the internal armed conflict that has plagued Colombia for more than half a century.  Negotiators had … Continue reading

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