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Crisis Management in Colombia: Update on an Unfolding Crisis

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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Reflections on the Historical Memory Report

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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Tenth Round of Talks Under Way in Havana

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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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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“Hacia un nuevo campo colombiano”

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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The Pope and the Bishops Speak of Peace in Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos’s endorsement of last month’s April 9th rallies for peace signaled the beginning of a more active courtship by the government of key opinion leaders, and has opened the door for public expressions of support for the … Continue reading

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Brief Reflections on Peace Processes in Turkey and Colombia

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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