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President Juan Manuel Santos Interview on PBS NewsHour

November 1, 2016 In case you missed it, here’s the interview PBS did with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos last night.

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Why did Colombia’s Plebiscite for Peace Fail?

October 4, 2013 Following a plebiscite that rejected by a hair the peace accord between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP that was just signed in Cartagena on September 26, there is much soul-searching, self-critique, and reflection among those of … Continue reading

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Constitutional Court Approves Plebiscite for Colombian Peace Accords

July 20, 2016 On Monday, July 18, in an anxiously-awaited decision, Colombia’s Constitutional Court unanimously approved the statutory law establishing the plebiscite as the mechanism by which the Colombian electorate will approve or reject the Havana peace accords negotiated by … Continue reading

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Preparing for Peace in Colombia

July 12, 2016 Preparing for the Ceasefire and Setting Aside Weapons The process in Havana has picked up speed since the June 23 agreements, and word here in Bogota is that a final accord is not far away.  As Humberto … Continue reading

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Picking Up the Pace at the Peace Table: Round 46 Begins in Havana

January 13, 2016 Cycle 46 Begins The peace delegations of the Colombian government and the FARC-EP met today in Havana for their 46th round of peace talks.  This round is the first of the new year. Launched in the aftermath … Continue reading

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