Category Archives: Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias Colombianas

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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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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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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7 de diciembre de 2013 Ayer discutimos en el “Foro Interamericano” de la Voz de América las negociaciones en La Habana entre el gobierno colombiano y las FARC, tanto como la visita del Presidente Juan Manuel Santos a Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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November 12, 2013 In the joint accord signed on November 6, 2013, negotiators representing the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP laid out a framework for “deepening and strengthening our democracy, broadening the rights and guarantees for the exercise of opposition, as … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 The city is abuzz with talk about the new accord on political participation reached by Colombian government and FARC-EP negotiators in Havana at the close of the sixteenth round of talks on Wednesday, November 6th.  (For the … Continue reading

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November 4, 2013 On October 31, the delegates of the Colombian government and the FARC-EP issued a joint communiqué announcing that they would extend the sixteenth round of peace talks taking place in Havana and work straight through until Monday, November … 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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