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February 6, 2017 After three years of exploratory talks, the Colombian government and the country’s largest remaining insurgency, the National Liberation Army (ELN), are due to open formal negotiations tomorrow in Quito, Ecuador. The beginning of the long-delayed talks represents … Continue reading

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October 12, 2016 After more than five failed efforts at peace negotiations between Colombia’s second largest guerrilla organization, the National Liberation Army (ELN), and the Colombian government, and after two years of exploratory talks that included more than 22 rounds, … Continue reading

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September 9, 2016 Colombian rebel troops are heading to decommissioning centers and minors are set to leave guerrilla ranks on Sept. 10 as the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) begin implementing their peace accord ahead of … Continue reading

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July 20, 2016 On Monday, July 18, in an anxiously-awaited decision, Colombia’s Constitutional Court unanimously approved the statutory law establishing the plebiscite as the mechanism by which the Colombian electorate will approve or reject the Havana peace accords negotiated by … Continue reading

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November 11, 2015 (continued from previous post…) -International Support for the Accord The announcement by the Colombian government and the FARC-EP on the terms of a new accord on transitional justice made from Havana on September 23 received immediate support … Continue reading

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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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May 6, 2015 The 36th round of peace talks between the Colombian government and the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) opened last week in Havana, Cuba. The optimism from the last two rounds, when negotiators agreed on measures to deescalate … Continue reading

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March 30, 2015 During the 34th round of peace talks, which ended on Friday, March 27, the Colombian government and the FARC continued to work on two parallel tracks to reach agreements on victims and ending the conflict.  (Earlier provisional … Continue reading

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Feb. 25, 2015 As the Colombian government and the FARC-EP resumed their next round of talks in Havana today, they received a strong boost of support with the designation of Bernie Aronson as U.S. Special Envoy to the Colombian Peace … Continue reading

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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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