Category Archives: political participation

October 27, 2014 The thirtieth round of talks between the government of Colombia and the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC-EP) began on Friday, Oct. 24 in Havana.  In this round, the parties have resumed discussion of the issue of victims; … Continue reading

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23 September 2014 The 29th round of talks began on Tuesday, Sept. 23, and in a joint communiqué on Sept. 24, the Colombian government and FARC-EP negotiators in Havana announced their decision to make public the preliminary draft agreements reached 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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November 18, 2013 The Department of Arauca, on the northeastern edge of Colombia bordering Venezuela, is home to the Caño-Limón-Coveñas pipeline.  The conflict over natural resources, territory, and autonomy here has involved all of Colombia’s armed actors–the Colombian Revolutionary Armed … 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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