Category Archives: FARC

August 29, 2016 The war in Colombia is officially over.  At zero hours this morning, a definitive bilateral ceasefire and cessation of hostilities went into effect, officially ending Colombia’s fifty-two year old internal armed conflict with the FARC.  President Juan … Continue reading

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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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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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Dec. 10, 2014 The peace delegations of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP return to the table in Havana to resume talks today, thereby putting an end to the crisis that was precipitated by the detention of a high-ranking … Continue reading

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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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Oct. 5, 2014 The peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC ended their 29th cycle of talks on Friday, Oct. 3, and announced that they would initiate the 30th cycle on October 20.  During the 29th cycle, as … Continue reading

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September 3, 2014 In another Colombian innovation at the peace tables, on Thursday, August 21, the Colombian government and FARC negotiators installed a new Historical Commission on the Conflict and its Victims (CHCV).  Shortly thereafter, the Commission issued its first communiqué … Continue reading

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27 julio 2014 En junio y julio, los delegados de paz del gobierno de Colombia y las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC-EP) hicieron avances importantes en el tema de víctimas y las partes reconocieron el derecho de las víctimas … Continue reading

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April 4, 2014 The parties resumed their twenty-third round of talks today, Friday, April 4th, after a relatively shorter break than usual.  The last round ended on Sunday, March 30, with a joint communiqué by the government of Colombia and … Continue reading

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December 21, 2013 At the beginning of this week, representatives of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP initiated their 18th round of peace talks in Havana.  Concurrently, a unilateral ceasefire declared by the FARC on December 8, went into … Continue reading

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