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Find here a selection of opinion, background and analysis on the social, political and economic situation in Colombia.

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.

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Wednesday, 05 October 2016 00:00

“See you 10,000 dead later”

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.

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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.

Published in News
Thursday, 25 August 2016 15:58

The Most Beautiful of All Battles

We have closed today in Havana, Cuba, the most desired peace agreement of Colombia.

Published in FARC-EP

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.

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“Havana, Cuba, the Rolling Stones… amazing... ”

Perhaps this genuine declaration by Keith Richards sums up the feelings and emotions of Friday night.

Published in News
Monday, 23 November 2015 00:00

Confidence-building gestures

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.

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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".

Published in News
Monday, 09 November 2015 00:00

FARC-EP rejects countersignature project

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".

Published in News
Monday, 04 November 2013 00:00

Tribute to Alfonso Cano

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:

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