Category Archives: Spanish America

Recap of the 37th Round of Peace Talks

June 26, 2015 I have been traveling in recent weeks and without internet access, so, before the 38th round of talks which has been underway since June 17th comes to a close, let me do a brief recap of the … Continue reading

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Abriendo camino para los afro-colombianos en el proceso de paz

17 mayo 2015 En el contexto de las encuestas recientes que señalan una disminución del apoyo para las conversaciones entre el gobierno colombiano y las FARC-EP en La Habana (ver aquí), puede ser el momento de profundizar alianzas con la … Continue reading

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Preliminary Accords Released to the Public as 29th Round Begins

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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World Cup Craze

July 3, 2014 Everyone has World Cup fever, but perhaps nowhere more than in Colombia, where that country leads the world in activity on social media around the 2014 World Cup matches.   This is of course fanned by the … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Colombia’s Peace Process and Opportunities for U.S. Engagement

February 8, 2014 Videos are now available (see below) for the Colombia peace process conference held on January 23rd at The Elliott School for International Affairs at George Washington University sponsored by the Washington Office on Latin America.  Speakers from across Colombia’s … Continue reading

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Twentieth Round of Talks Begins Today

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Welcome News for Thanksgiving and a New Mechanism for the Peace Table

November 27, 2013 Talks between the Colombian government and the FARC resume tomorrow in Havana.  In this 17th round of discussions, the parties will focus on illicit crops and drug trafficking, and will be joined by two women at the table–María … Continue reading

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