REPORT FROM HAVANA, CUBA: APRIL 10, 2015
APRIL 9: #MarchForPeace in Colombia
At the beginning of round 35 of talks between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP, the insurgent Comandante Pablo Catatumbo referred this morning Friday 10 April to the mass mobilization in major Colombian cities yesterday in support of Peace, a bilateral ceasefire and the National Constituent Assembly.
Havana, Cuba, site of the peace talks, February 10, 2015
We yesterday welcomed a representative delegation of compatriots members of the Broad Front for Peace, to update them about the progress of the peace talks and to take a balanced look at conditions experienced in various regions of the country in the context of the declaration of an indefinite and unilateral cease-fire by the FARC-EP on December 20, 2014.
Havana, Cuba, site of the peace talks, January 23, 2015
New attacks and hostilities by the army against the guerrilla in truce
On January 12, at 14:30 pm, in the village of R?o Blanco, municipality of Baraya (Huila), the army attacked a security commission of the 17th Front of the FARC, which produced a combat that lasted one hour. From 19:00 hours, the area was attacked with 120 millimeters mortars.
Havana, Cuba, site of the peace talks, January 20, 2015
Once month ago, on January 20th, our organization declared a unilateral ceasefire, verifiable and for an indefinite period.
Havana, Cuba, site of the peace talks, January 14, 2015
We welcome the statement of President Santos on sending his plenipotentiaries to Havana in order to immediately discuss the bilateral ceasefire and agree with the FARC on activating the technical sub-commission, which will discuss essential aspects of point 3: END OF CONFLICT.
Havana, Cuba, site of the peace talks, January 6, 2015
We inform to the Frente Amplio por la Paz (Broad Front for Peace) and to national and international opinion, that 16 days after the beginning of the unilateral and indefinite cease-fire, determined by the FARC, it continues being constantly harassed by some sectors of the Army of Colombia.
Roma?a, mentioned as the ?brain of kidnapping and terrorist acts? and catalogued as being a ?FARC-EP hardliner? by the official media, is now member of the Peace Delegation in Havana. He is part of the Technical Subcommittee and tells us today his viewpoint on the conflict and the possibilities of making peace.
Officers and non-commissioned officers of the Armed Forces and Police.
Soldiers and policemen from Colombia.
In this new year, we are writing you to confirm our declaration for a unilateral and indefinite cease-fire, decision we made in the context of the peace talks with the government.
The truce will begin on December 20
We welcome the constructive reactions of the public about our decision to cease hostilities unilaterally and for an indefinite period with national and international monitoring as a gesture of de-escalation of the conflict.
"President Santos must respect fallen guerrilla fighters"
Havana, Cuba - The FARC-EP, through a press release read at 3 pm, declared a cease of fire and hostilities for an indefinite period, which should, at some moment, change into an armistice.