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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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September 22, 2013 On Thursday, September 19, the negotiating teams of the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP issued their 24th joint statement as they completed their fourteenth cycle of talks in Havana (for the English version of the statement, click here).  They noted that … Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 The Center for Memory, Peace, and Reconciliation (Centro de Memoria, Paz, y Reconciliación) lies at the intersection of Calle 26 and Carrera 19B, just next to the Park of Reconciliation.  It is a new complex, built on the … Continue reading

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El 28 de agosto las delegaciones del gobierno colombiano y de las FARC-EP terminaron el décimo tercer ciclo de conversaciones en La Habana.  La pequeña pausa en el diálogo entre el viernes y el lunes de la semana pasada, anticipada … Continue reading

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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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Agreement Reached on Rural Reforms

On Sunday, May 26, the delegates of the Colombian government and the FARC-EP gathered for a joint press conference following their ninth round of talks in Havana to announce that they had reached an agreement they called “Toward a New … Continue reading

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The Pope and the Bishops Speak of Peace in Colombia

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos’s endorsement of last month’s April 9th rallies for peace signaled the beginning of a more active courtship by the government of key opinion leaders, and has opened the door for public expressions of support for the … Continue reading

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Termina octava ronda de conversaciones en La Habana

COMUNICADO CONJUNTO. LA HABANA, 03 DE MAYO 2013 Enviado por Mesa de Conversaciones en Sáb, 05/04/2013 – 09:28 Las delegaciones del gobierno y las FARC-EP, informan que: Como resultado del trabajo que han realizado las delegaciones de paz en este ciclo … Continue reading

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In the absence of a national peace process in the last decade, local and regional peace initiatives have emerged in response to the conflict violence in Colombia.  The call for a political solution to the internal armed conflict, like the … Continue reading

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