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29th Cycle Ends; FARC Launches News Show on the Peace Talks

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

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Recap of Peace News as 23rd Cycle Begins

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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Colombia on the Washington Agenda

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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Construyendo el camino con memoria

17 Septiembre 2013 El Centro de Memoria, Paz, y Reconciliación queda en la Calle 26 con la Carrera 19B, al lado del Parque de la Reconciliación donde está la escultura de Botero.  Es un edificio nuevo construido sobre los terrenos … Continue reading

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Round 13 Begins in Havana as Agrarian Strike is Launched in Colombia

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

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Reflections on the Historical Memory Report

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

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Calls Mount for Dialogue with ELN

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

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