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NEW:  AGREEMENTS NOW AVAILABLE HERE IN ENGLISH.  See  Communiqué #62. Late Saturday night, October 17, the representatives of Cuba and Norway announced that the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP peace delegations had reached two sets of agreements to address … Continue reading

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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

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August 19, 2015 As the Colombian government and the FARC prepare to return to the peace table in Havana tomorrow, August 20th, for the 40th cycle of talks, I offer here a brief recap and analysis of the flurry of … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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March 30, 2015 During the 34th round of peace talks, which ended on Friday, March 27, the Colombian government and the FARC continued to work on two parallel tracks to reach agreements on victims and ending the conflict.  (Earlier provisional … Continue reading

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Wed., Dec. 17, 2014 At a press conference at 3 p.m. this afternoon, Iván Márquez, the FARC’s lead negotiator, announced that the FARC would initiate a unilateral ceasefire and cessation of hostilities beginning on Saturday, Dec. 20 at 12:01 a.m. (See … Continue reading

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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

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November 24, 2014 A week that should have been given over to reflection on the achievements and pending agenda of the Colombian peace talks in Havana was spent seeking to manage a crisis that caused the suspension of the 31st … Continue reading

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