Category Archives: Spanish America

El sábado 10 de agosto, después de prolongar su trabajo por varios días, las delegaciones del gobierno colombiano y de las FARC-EP culminaron la duodécima ronda de conversaciones en La Habana.  En una declaración conjunta, anunciaron que habían iniciado la construcción de … 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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In the conflict resolution field, many talk about the idea that conditions need to be ripe for a conflict to be resolved.  This means not only conditions at the negotiating table, but within the society more broadly.  Part of this … Continue reading

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The parties completed their tenth round of talks in Havana on Friday, June 21, and issued their first joint report on the status of the negotiation process. The report is a detailed accounting of the peace talks thus far, and … Continue reading

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Ver aquí una entrevista que se hizo en Café con Fe, un programa en el Canal Capital de Bogotá.  Se entrevistó a una pastora norteamericana que pertenece a una delegación que visitó a Colombia.  (Michael Joseph se pasa como traductor.) … Continue reading

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The negotiating teams were back at work this morning in Havana after having reached agreement on rural agrarian reforms at the end of the last round of talks.  (See my earlier blog posts.)  It’s been a busy day. Venezuelan President … Continue reading

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Press for Peace is on

Since the April 9th rallies for peace, President Santos appears to be recognizing the need for a public campaign to accompany the confidential peace negotiations in Havana.  Signs of this new era are apparent in the quantity and quality of … Continue reading

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Agreement Reached on Rural Reforms

On Sunday, May 26, the delegates of the Colombian government and the FARC-EP gathered for a joint press conference following their ninth round of talks in Havana to announce that they had reached an agreement they called “Toward a New … Continue reading

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El domingo, 26 de mayo, el gobierno colombiano y las Farc anunciaron que llegaron a un acuerdo sobre el primer punto de la agenda sobre desarrollo agrario integral. Aquí es el anuncio de los delegados del Gobierno y las FARC-EP … Continue reading

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I just returned from Vancouver, where I participated in workshops at the University of British Colombia and Simon Fraser University on the peace processes in Turkey and Colombia.  (See my previous post for details of the conference.)  It was stimulating … Continue reading

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