Last September, Carlos Antonio Lozada, a commander of Colombia’s FARC guerrillas, returned home to a jungle encampment in the vast wetland region called Yarí.
By Enrique Santiago, legal advisor to the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP in Havana
The surprising result of the plebiscite held last Sunday in Colombia, where the 'NO' to the Peace Agreement signed between the Government and the FARC-EP has won by a narrow margin of 56,000 votes out of the 12 and a half million casted, places the concluded Peace Process carried out in Havana since 2012, in a delicate position.
The members of the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP have been reaching Colombia since Monday 12 to attend the Tenth Guerrillas National Conference scheduled to begin on Saturday 17 September.
Havana, 22 August 2016
Joint Communique #92
The delegations of the National Government and the FARC-EP state that we have made progress on the building of the agreements, however there are still issues to be discussed.
“Havana, Cuba, the Rolling Stones… amazing... ”
Perhaps this genuine declaration by Keith Richards sums up the feelings and emotions of Friday night.
Report from Havana, November 23, 2015.
In a communiqu?, the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP has recognized the humanitarian gesture made by the Colombian government, who announced the release of 30 prisoners belonging to the insurgency.
November 11, 2015
Havana-Cuba - In a communiqué read by Comandante Benkos Biohó, the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP presented five subpoints, as a development of the fourth minimum proposal called "Normalization of national life and transformation of the FARC-EP into open political movement".
Report from Havana, November 9, 2015
Havana - Cuba - The Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP, represented by Comandante Iv?n M?rquez, rejected the way in which the Colombian government is imposing formulas, referring to draft Statutory Law 94 of 2015, by which "the plebiscite for peace is regulated".
On 4 November 2011, Comandante of the FARC-EP Alfonso Cano was murdered. Today, two years later, the FARC-EP pay tribute to him. They showed a huge poster of their comandante to the media (see photo), with a text citing one of Alfonso's famous quotes: