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August 17, 2016 Today the peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC-EP resume the next round of what promises to be an extended marathon in their quest to secure a Final Peace Accord.  The government delegation arrived yesterday … Continue reading

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20 January 2015 From Jan. 15-18, representatives of the Colombian government and the FARC-EP held planning meetings to exchange proposals on the methodologies to be followed in the upcoming cycles of peace talks.  On Jan. 18, they released a joint … Continue reading

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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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November 24, 2014 A week that should have been given over to reflection on the achievements and pending agenda of the Colombian peace talks in Havana was spent seeking to manage a crisis that caused the suspension of the 31st … Continue reading

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Monday, November 17, 2014 Just after midnight this morning, as the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP were preparing to resume their 31st round of conversations in Havana, President Juan Manuel Santos ordered his negotiators not to travel to Havana … Continue reading

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Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014 Today, the peace delegations of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP are meeting with the fourth delegation of victims in Havana.  The group includes six women and six men, of which three have been victimized by … 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 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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