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Dec. 31, 2014 Dear Readers– As this year draws to a close, I am grateful for my health, a loving family, and supportive friends and colleagues.  I continue to be inspired by the work that so many of you and others … Continue reading

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Dec. 10, 2014 The peace delegations of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP return to the table in Havana to resume talks today, thereby putting an end to the crisis that was precipitated by the detention of a high-ranking … Continue reading

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Oct. 5, 2014 The peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC ended their 29th cycle of talks on Friday, Oct. 3, and announced that they would initiate the 30th cycle on October 20.  During the 29th cycle, as … Continue reading

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September 10, 2014 On Monday, September 1, the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP reconvened in Havana to initiate the 28th cycle of peace talks.  In this cycle, negotiators are working simultaneously on several different fronts. Victims The parties at … Continue reading

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August 28, 2014 See my post published yesterday for the International Relations and Security Network of ETH Zurich/Swiss Federal Institute of Technology: Mediation Perspectives: Innovative Approaches in the Colombian Peace Process.  

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July 3, 2014 Everyone has World Cup fever, but perhaps nowhere more than in Colombia, where that country leads the world in activity on social media around the 2014 World Cup matches.   This is of course fanned by the … Continue reading

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June 7, 2014 In a press conference in Havana this morning, where Colombian government and FARC negotiators have been meeting since Tuesday to discuss the theme of victims, the parties  presented a joint “Declaration of Principles for the Discussion of … Continue reading

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May 24, 2014 It is widely expected that tomorrow’s presidential elections in Colombia will result in a run-off election on June 15th between the incumbent President and National Unity candidate Juan Manuel Santos and Democratic Center party candidate, Oscar Iván … Continue reading

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May 13, 2014 The peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC returned to the table in Havana yesterday to continue discussions of the third item on the peace agenda, drug trafficking and illicit crops.  At the end of … Continue reading

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Vale la pena leer el discurso dado por Gabriel García Márquez en Estocolmo en 1982:   Gabriel García Márquez – Nobel Lecture: La soledad de America latina. A good read:  the Nobel Prize for Literature speech given by Gabriel García Márquez … Continue reading

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