The purpose of peace requires coherence
During the usual interchange with the press, the FARC-EP?s Peace Delegation expressed its concern about the bleak picture that looms over the agreement on speeding up the peacetalks in Havana and de-escalate the conflict in Colombia.
?In spite of serious concerns about military operations in Colombia?
The FARC-EP?s Secretariat, represented by Carlos Antonio Lozada, read an open letter to the Broad Front for peace and other organizations in charge of monitoring the unilateral ceasefire.
Taken from: http://ww4report.com/node/14239
A imprisoned ex-commander of Colombia's far-right AUC paramilitary network on August 12 testified that an army general now taking part in peace negotiations with FARC rebels also took part in the killing of journalist and comedian Jaime Garz?n.
Sometimes it seemed that to change this society, so that we wouldn't be just numbers anymore in our class enemy's instrumental statistics, but a real opponent, so that history would lead a man like comandante Manuel Marulanda to build a strong popular power from below and fight, often only with the force of moral, against enemies who have infinitely greater resources, was impossible;
The delegations of the Government and the FARC-EP report that:
In order to speed up the work of the Dialogue Table, the parties have agreed to work separately this week.
Each delegation will study different documents, especially those from the forum on Political Participation recently held in Bogot?, organized by the United Nations Office in Colombia and the Centro de Pensamiento of the National University of Colombia.
Written by: Guérima Mahecha
We lived in Mesetas (Meta), where I'm from; my family consisted of 12 members: my mother and father, nine brothers and my maternal grandmother. In Mesetas we lived in a house and we also had a farm, which supplied our needs.
The guerrilla fighters of the FARC-EP present this audiovisual work called "Pueblo colombiano pa'la mesa" (Colombians, everybody to the peace talks).
In this video, we have tried to reflect the difficult situation of the Colombian peasantry, of which many of the guerrilla fighters were part before joining the FARC-EP. There are thousands of stories like the one of guerrilla comandante Miguel Pascuas, main character of this video.
The Peace Delegation of the FARC-EP, represented today by Jes?s Santrich, commander of the Central High Command, presented a communiqu? called? "Reflections about the words of Prosecutor Montealegre". In past days, Colombia's general Prosecutor made several statements on the peace talks, one of them: