Tag Archives: Government of Colombia

El sábado 10 de agosto, después de prolongar su trabajo por varios días, las delegaciones del gobierno colombiano y de las FARC-EP culminaron la duodécima ronda de conversaciones en La Habana.  En una declaración conjunta, anunciaron que habían iniciado la construcción de … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | Leave a comment

August 5, 2013 I just returned from Colombia, where one of the highlights of my trip was accompanying the Historical Memory Center (HMC) team to the Casa de Nariño for the presentation of their report, Basta Ya! Colombia: Memorias de guerra y dignidad (Enough Already! … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | 3 Comments

In Cuba, the parties have been making steady progress on the peace agenda, with occasional, if relatively minor, delays.  Talks were to resume on July 22nd, but the discussions on the Marco Jurídico para la Paz (where President Santos and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | Leave a comment

Día de la Independencia desde Bogotá

This gallery contains 8 photos.

El 20 de julio era el Día de la Independencia en Colombia y me fui para el desfile en la avenida 68 de Bogotá.   En el evento, participaron 12,000 uniformados con una revista aérea de helicópteros Black Hawk, y … Continue reading

Rate this:

More Galleries | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

While talks on political participation continue in Havana between the Santos government and the FARC-EP, pressure for Colombia’s second-largest guerrilla organization, the National Liberation Army (ELN), to come to the peace table has been mounting. FARC-ELN Alliance Announced Last week, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | Leave a comment

In the conflict resolution field, many talk about the idea that conditions need to be ripe for a conflict to be resolved.  This means not only conditions at the negotiating table, but within the society more broadly.  Part of this … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | Leave a comment

The parties completed their tenth round of talks in Havana on Friday, June 21, and issued their first joint report on the status of the negotiation process. The report is a detailed accounting of the peace talks thus far, and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | 2 Comments

The negotiating teams were back at work this morning in Havana after having reached agreement on rural agrarian reforms at the end of the last round of talks.  (See my earlier blog posts.)  It’s been a busy day. Venezuelan President … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | Leave a comment

Press for Peace is on

Since the April 9th rallies for peace, President Santos appears to be recognizing the need for a public campaign to accompany the confidential peace negotiations in Havana.  Signs of this new era are apparent in the quantity and quality of … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Colombia, Latin America, Peace, Peace Initiatives, peace processes, peace talks, Spanish America | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

El domingo, 26 de mayo, el gobierno colombiano y las Farc anunciaron que llegaron a un acuerdo sobre el primer punto de la agenda sobre desarrollo agrario integral. Aquí es el anuncio de los delegados del Gobierno y las FARC-EP … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted on by Ginny Bouvier | 2 Comments