Tag Archives: Enrique Penalosa

Victims on the Agenda and at the Table; Presidential Debates

June 6, 2014 Last Tuesday, June 3rd, the Colombian government and FARC delegations resumed peace  talks in Havana, where they are preparing to discuss the theme of victims.  On his arrival in Havana, lead government negotiator Humberto de la Calle … Continue reading

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Colombia Prepares for Run-off Elections

May 31, 2014 In the presidential elections last Sunday, Democratic Center candidate Oscar Iván Zuluaga garnered 29.25 % of the vote against the incumbent President and National Unity candidate Juan Manuel Santos.  The latter pulled 25.69% of the 13.2 million votes … Continue reading

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Peace and the Presidential Elections in Colombia

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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Round #25 Continues in Havana

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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New Datexco Poll on Upcoming Elections

Monday, April 28 With presidential elections in Colombia less than a month away, a new poll by Datexco, commissioned by El Tiempo and “W” radio, was published on Sunday, April 27.  See here.) The poll, conducted in 1,974 face-to-face interviews in five … Continue reading

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Recap of Peace News as 23rd Cycle Begins

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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