Tag Archives: Sergio Jaramillo

Parties at Peace Talks Re-Commit to Reaching a “Good Accord”

March 29, 2016 In an historic meeting in Havana last September, the President of Colombia and the head of the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) surprised the world when, after three years of peace talks, they announced they would sign … Continue reading

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Stars Move into Alignment for the Peace Accords: Heading toward the Finish Line in Cuba

February 1, 2016 Last week was a banner week for Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos.  The UN Security Council, Latin American and Caribbean leaders from across the hemisphere, and the European Union all stepped up to the plate in support … Continue reading

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Accord on Disappeared Shows First Results

Dec. 17, 2015 Two months after the government and the FARC-EP reached an accord on “immediate humanitarian measures for the search, location, identification and dignified return of the remains of persons given to be disappeared” by the armed conflict, and … Continue reading

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Peace Talks Resume with High Expectations

December 13, 2015 Peace talks between the government of Colombia and the FARC resumed in Havana last Thursday, December 10, for what the government called the continuation of the 45th cycle, the FARC named the 46th cycle, and what by … Continue reading

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Confidence Builds for Peace in Colombia

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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Agreement on Disappearances Moving Forward

November 12, 2015 During the “recess” from October 9th and Nov. 3rd. and throughout the 43rd session that began on Nov. 3, the government of Colombia and the FARC-EP parties continued to work on parallel tracks on a number of issues … Continue reading

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Electoral Results, Justice Accords Considered

November 10, 2015 The Colombian government and the FARC-EP headed back to the peace table in Havana last week and are scheduled to complete their 43rd round of talks on November 13.  It has been a busy month for politics … Continue reading

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