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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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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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Havana, Cuba February 16, 2015 On Thursday, Feb. 12, the latest cycle of peace talks between the government of Colombia and the FARC in Havana came to a close after 10 days of discussions that focused on the final two substantive … 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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October 27, 2014 The thirtieth round of talks between the government of Colombia and the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC-EP) began on Friday, Oct. 24 in Havana.  In this round, the parties have resumed discussion of the issue of victims; … Continue reading

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Friday, August 22, 2014 There is hardly time to read about all that is happening with the Colombian peace talks, let alone write about it.  The summer pace in Washington is inversely proportionate to the relatively rapid pace of developments … Continue reading

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May 16, 2014 A few hours ago, the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC-EP) and the National Liberation Army (ELN) announced a unilateral ceasefire to take place in Colombia from May 20-28.  (See the FARC statement here.)  Colombia’s presidential elections are … Continue reading

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May 13, 2014 The peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC returned to the table in Havana yesterday to continue discussions of the third item on the peace agenda, drug trafficking and illicit crops.  At the end of … Continue reading

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15 de diciembre de 2013 En la decimoséptima ronda de conversaciones desde el 28 de noviembre hasta el 8 de diciembre, las delegaciones de paz del gobierno colombiano y de las FARC-EP discutieron el tema de los cultivos ilícitos y el … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013 The rumors of recent weeks that a postponement of the peace talks might occur during electoral season (see my last blog post) appear to have died down, and Colombian  government negotiator Humberto de la Calle and FARC … Continue reading

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