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April 4, 2014 The parties resumed their twenty-third round of talks today, Friday, April 4th, after a relatively shorter break than usual.  The last round ended on Sunday, March 30, with a joint communiqué by the government of Colombia and … Continue reading

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Tuesday, April 1, 2014 By:   Virginia M. Bouvier, Lisa Haugaard and Moira Birss Peace is more than just silencing guns. That was the upshot when Colombian human rights defenders gathered at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, DC last … Continue reading

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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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12 January 2014 Happy New Year to all! The delegates of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP resume their conversations in Cuba on illicit crops and drug trafficking tomorrow.  (See my two earlier posts, one in Spanish and one … Continue reading

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December 21, 2013 At the beginning of this week, representatives of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP initiated their 18th round of peace talks in Havana.  Concurrently, a unilateral ceasefire declared by the FARC on December 8, went into … Continue reading

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15 de diciembre de 2013 En la decimoséptima ronda de conversaciones desde el 28 de noviembre hasta el 8 de diciembre, las delegaciones de paz del gobierno colombiano y de las FARC-EP discutieron el tema de los cultivos ilícitos y el … Continue reading

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11 December 2013 This morning, the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations held a hearing to consider President Barack Obama’s nominations for key foreign policy positions, including the posts of U.S. ambassador to Canada, Chile, and Colombia. The Senate Foreign … Continue reading

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December 4, 2013 It has been a busy week for President Juan Manuel Santos, and it is only Wednesday.  On his State visit to Washington this week, Santos’s White House meeting with President Obama on December 3 offered the two … Continue reading

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Video transcript now available of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Hearing on Colombia.  For transcripts, click here.

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