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Monday, 25 April 2016 14:58

La Macarena, Peace Territory

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The national outrage because of the decision of the National Authority of Environmental Licenses (ANLA) to grant the company HUPECOL a licence to exploit an oil block in the Special Management Area of La Macarena (AMEN), which forced the national government to subsequently revoke it, demonstrates the validity and the urgency of profoundly addressing the debate on the economic model that we, Colombians, want for our country.

Sunday, 24 April 2016 00:00

The birthday of an unknown hero

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By: Lucas Carvajal, member of the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP

Last April 15 was the 160th anniversary of the birth of a marvelous character, Avelino Rosas, who should be a symbol of national pride in Colombia.

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 17:07

Peace requires truth and reliable sources

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An interesting debate sparked recently about ethics in journalism and politics. The scenario is, again, Colombia, its conflict and peace talks.

Thursday, 14 April 2016 00:00

Paramilitarismo: a spectre against peace

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Lucas Carvajal, member of the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP

To paraphrase Karl Marx to refer to painful issues remains uncomfortable.

Monday, 11 April 2016 15:40

Our footprint on human social reality

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Marches against peace can be integrated by people of strong economic position, but also by humble and dispossessed people who attend them for various reasons.

After breathing the pure feeling of freedom that inspires traveling from Havana in the morning to the East,

Dear friends:

In my free time I watch movies, read, and if inspiration hits me, I write, I venture verses that only I know.

Monday, 28 March 2016 15:16

Swallowing Toads

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In Colombia the phrase "politics is the art of swallowing toads" is very common.

Friday, 11 March 2016 00:00

The blatant deception of land restitution

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Written by writer and member of the FARC-EP . This blog can be read in Spanish

Explaining to the daily newspaper El Espectador about the planning process surrounding land restitution, Ricardo Sabogal, director of the Unit in charge of such work according to the law 1448/2011, states:

Thursday, 18 February 2016 00:00

Just one side of the conflict

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By: Marco Leon Calarca, member of the Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP

The talks in Havana between the Colombian government and the FARC-EP are coming closer to its objective: