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Parties Fine-Tune Strategies to Reach Peace Deal

January 25, 2016 With the self-imposed deadline for a final peace deal only two months away, the Colombian peace talks have shifted into high gear.  Last Tuesday, the peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC called on the … Continue reading

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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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Historic Philippine Peace Accord Reached

March 28, 2014 With 150,000 Filipinos dead and millions displaced, and after more than a decade of negotiations, the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed a comprehensive peace accord yesterday that put an end to … Continue reading

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Colombia on the Washington Agenda

January 21, 2014 Long lines gathered outside the residence of the Colombian Embassy last Wednesday night (January 15) for entry to the reception celebrating the credentialing of Colombia’s new Ambassador to the United States, Luis Carlos Villegas, and welcoming him … Continue reading

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