Tag Archives: Latin America

Happy New Year!

Dec. 31, 2014 Dear Readers– As this year draws to a close, I am grateful for my health, a loving family, and supportive friends and colleagues.  I continue to be inspired by the work that so many of you and others … Continue reading

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Gabriel García Márquez – Discurso Nobel: La soledad de América Latina

Vale la pena leer el discurso dado por Gabriel García Márquez en Estocolmo en 1982:   Gabriel García Márquez – Nobel Lecture: La soledad de America latina. A good read:  the Nobel Prize for Literature speech given by Gabriel García Márquez … Continue reading

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Peace and Ethical Responsibilities

October 3, 2013 This morning, delegates of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP resumed their 15th round of talks in Havana, where they continue to discuss the theme of political participation, and to craft agreements designed to end Colombia’s … 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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Termina la duodécima ronda de conversaciones en La Habana

El sábado 10 de agosto, después de prolongar su trabajo por varios días, las delegaciones del gobierno colombiano y de las FARC-EP culminaron la duodécima ronda de conversaciones en La Habana.  En una declaración conjunta, anunciaron que habían iniciado la construcción de … Continue reading

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Twelfth Round of Talks Under Way in Havana

In Cuba, the parties have been making steady progress on the peace agenda, with occasional, if relatively minor, delays.  Talks were to resume on July 22nd, but the discussions on the Marco Jurídico para la Paz (where President Santos and … Continue reading

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Día de la Independencia desde Bogotá

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El 20 de julio era el Día de la Independencia en Colombia y me fui para el desfile en la avenida 68 de Bogotá.   En el evento, participaron 12,000 uniformados con una revista aérea de helicópteros Black Hawk, y … Continue reading

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