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No Hedging of Bets for Colombia’s Plebiscite

September 9, 2016 Colombian rebel troops are heading to decommissioning centers and minors are set to leave guerrilla ranks on Sept. 10 as the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) begin implementing their peace accord ahead of … Continue reading

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The War is Over!

August 29, 2016 The war in Colombia is officially over.  At zero hours this morning, a definitive bilateral ceasefire and cessation of hostilities went into effect, officially ending Colombia’s fifty-two year old internal armed conflict with the FARC.  President Juan … 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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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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Race to a Finish Line That Proves Elusive Brings Multiple Advances at Colombia’s Peace Table

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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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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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