Tag Archives: M-19

May 20, 2016 On May 18, some 13 ex-combatant women from around the world concluded a visit to Havana, where they were invited by the Colombian government and the FARC-EP to meet with the peace table and to share their … Continue reading

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April 5, 2016 Last Wednesday, March 30, representatives of the Colombian government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) met at the Foreign Ministry offices in Caracas, Venezuela, to sign a framework agreement that would serve as the basis for launching … Continue reading

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Dec. 2, 2015 Colombia’s peace talks have seen an acceleration of activity since Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC commander-in-chief Rodrigo Londoño (aka ‘Timoleón Jiménez’ or ‘Timochenko’) met in Havana on Sept. 23 and promised there would be a … Continue reading

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International Peace Day and Ceasefires

September 21, 2012 Today is International Peace Day.  Established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1981 as an annual day of non-violence and voluntary global cease-fire, the annual celebration of peace encourages armed groups in conflict zones voluntarily to … Continue reading

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