Tag Archives: Government of Colombia

September 25, 2015 Yesterday’s breakthrough in peace talks between Colombia’s government and rebels reveals the outlines of a final deal and puts the grueling process firmly back on track, says USIP’s Virginia Bouvier. The agreement may serve as a model … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | 8 Comments

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

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | Leave a comment

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

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | 3 Comments

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

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | 1 Comment

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

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | 5 Comments

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

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | 2 Comments

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

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | 1 Comment

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | 8 Comments

November 6, 2013 This morning, a joint communiqué (#27) by the Colombian government and the FARC-EP announced that the parties have reached agreement on the second agenda item under discussion at the peace table in Havana—political participation.  (See my latest … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | Leave a comment

On Monday, August 19th, negotiators from the Colombian government–lead negotiator Humberto de la Calle, Peace Commissioner Sergio Jaramillo, former Peace Commissioner Frank Pearl, ret. General Jorge Enrique Mora, and industrialist Luis Carlos Villegas–joined FARC-EP negotiators in Havana for the thirteenth … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | 8 Comments