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Revised Colombian Peace Accord Released Today, Available Here

November 14, 2016 Forty-one days after voters rejected a peace deal to end Colombia’s half-century old armed conflict, Colombian government and FARC-EP negotiators announced late Sunday night that they had completed a revised agreement.  (See the joint communiqué here.)  The … Continue reading

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Preparing for Peace in Colombia

July 12, 2016 Preparing for the Ceasefire and Setting Aside Weapons The process in Havana has picked up speed since the June 23 agreements, and word here in Bogota is that a final accord is not far away.  As Humberto … Continue reading

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New Agreements Reached While Final Points Are Fine-Tuned in Havana

June 17, 2016 It has been a month of steady progress at the peace table in Havana.  After completing their fiftieth cycle of peace talks on Wed., May 25, 2016, the Colombian government and the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC-EP) … Continue reading

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Parties Resume Talks in Havana; Advances in Trust-Building Continue

April 21, 2016 Colombian government and FARC-EP representatives resume their 49th round of peace talks in Havana today.  There they continue discussions on ending the internal armed conflict that has plagued Colombia for more than half a century.  Negotiators had … Continue reading

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Race to a Finish Line That Proves Elusive Brings Multiple Advances at Colombia’s Peace Table

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Parties Fine-Tune Strategies to Reach Peace Deal

January 25, 2016 With the self-imposed deadline for a final peace deal only two months away, the Colombian peace talks have shifted into high gear.  Last Tuesday, the peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC called on the … Continue reading

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Electoral Results, Justice Accords Considered

November 10, 2015 The Colombian government and the FARC-EP headed back to the peace table in Havana last week and are scheduled to complete their 43rd round of talks on November 13.  It has been a busy month for politics … Continue reading

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41st Cycle Brings Colombian Peace Talks to Edge of Breakthrough; Santos Travels to Cuba Today

September 23. 2015 Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced this morning via his Twitter account that he will travel to Cuba today to meet with the negotiators in Havana.  The unanticipated visit to the peace table is fueling expectations of … Continue reading

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Vicissitudes of a Peace Process: 36th Round of Talks Closes with Parties on Track

May 11, 2015 The Colombian government and the FARC-EP ended their 36th cycle of peace talks on Friday, May 8.  In a joint declaration, the parties announced that during the 11-day cycle, they had worked on three distinct fronts.  (See … Continue reading

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Peace in Colombia Falters in Critical Area: Public Opinion

May 6, 2015 The 36th round of peace talks between the Colombian government and the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) opened last week in Havana, Cuba. The optimism from the last two rounds, when negotiators agreed on measures to deescalate … Continue reading

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