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Female Ex-Combatants Share Experiences with Colombian Negotiators

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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New Breakthrough at Colombia’s Peace Table

Bogotá, Colombia May 12, 2016 In what government negotiator Humberto de la Calle called a “highly important act”, yesterday afternoon, the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP moved one step closer to a final peace agreement. (See his statement here.) … Continue reading

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Parties Resume Talks in Havana; Advances in Trust-Building Continue

April 21, 2016 Colombian government and FARC-EP representatives resume their 49th round of peace talks in Havana today.  There they continue discussions on ending the internal armed conflict that has plagued Colombia for more than half a century.  Negotiators had … Continue reading

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My Article from the Daily Beast

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/02/08/peace-at-last-in-colombia-cocaine-country-unless-we-er-blow-it.html

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A Day of Miracle and Wonder in the Colombian Peace Talks

Havana, Cuba December 16, 2015 The 45th cycle of peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP that began last Thursday (Dec. 10) ended on Tuesday, December 15th with a press conference in the Salón de Protocolo of El … Continue reading

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Fortieth Cycle of Peace Talks Ends with Renewed Sense of Optimism

Sept. 7, 2015 Within Colombia, the period of the fortieth round of peace talks between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP (August 20-30) was marked by a reduction in violence.  August showed the lowest levels of conflict violence since 1974, according … Continue reading

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Vicissitudes of a Peace Process: 36th Round of Talks Closes with Parties on Track

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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