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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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Changes in Colombia Impact U.S.-Colombian Relations

December 4, 2013 It has been a busy week for President Juan Manuel Santos, and it is only Wednesday.  On his State visit to Washington this week, Santos’s White House meeting with President Obama on December 3 offered the two … Continue reading

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Long-Awaited Accord Surpasses Expectations

November 7, 2013 The city is abuzz with talk about the new accord on political participation reached by Colombian government and FARC-EP negotiators in Havana at the close of the sixteenth round of talks on Wednesday, November 6th.  (For the … Continue reading

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Venture to Vancouver

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Foro Interamericano

Another post for my Spanish-speaking readers with a clip from a Voice of America television program yesterday morning, October 19th.  Click here here to see the tape of the program.  For a shorter YouTube version, click here. Aquí va la discusión que se … Continue reading

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Sustainable Peace

I am here at the United Nations today, about to head out for the Turkish Embassy, where the Secretary-General’s new report on mediation will be launched.  It is an exciting time to be in New York, with heads of state … Continue reading

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“Foro Interamericano”: Programa de Voz de América

Ahora algo para los lectores hispanohablantes/Here is a post for the Spanish speaking-readers.  Este programa sobre los diálogos pendientes entre el Gobierno de Colombia y las FARC se presentó el viernes pasado día en Voz de América.  Para ver el … Continue reading

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