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June 7, 2014 In a press conference in Havana this morning, where Colombian government and FARC negotiators have been meeting since Tuesday to discuss the theme of victims, the parties  presented a joint “Declaration of Principles for the Discussion of … Continue reading

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The delegates of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP meeting in Havana have reached agreement on the topic of illicit crops and drug trafficking, the fourth item of the “Framework agreement for ending the conflict and the construction of … Continue reading

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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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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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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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7 de diciembre de 2013 Ayer discutimos en el “Foro Interamericano” de la Voz de América las negociaciones en La Habana entre el gobierno colombiano y las FARC, tanto como la visita del Presidente Juan Manuel Santos a Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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November 27, 2013 Talks between the Colombian government and the FARC resume tomorrow in Havana.  In this 17th round of discussions, the parties will focus on illicit crops and drug trafficking, and will be joined by two women at the table–María … Continue reading

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November 18, 2013 The Department of Arauca, on the northeastern edge of Colombia bordering Venezuela, is home to the Caño-Limón-Coveñas pipeline.  The conflict over natural resources, territory, and autonomy here has involved all of Colombia’s armed actors–the Colombian Revolutionary Armed … Continue reading

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November 7, 2013 The city is abuzz with talk about the new accord on political participation reached by Colombian government and FARC-EP negotiators in Havana at the close of the sixteenth round of talks on Wednesday, November 6th.  (For the … Continue reading

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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

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