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Colombian Peace Talks

Peace at last? Colombia’s new Transitional Justice Accord

BristoLatino features editor Georgina Turner asks whether the recent agreement on justice made at the Havana peace talks can be considered the beginning of the end of the Colombian internal conflict. Everybody is talking about the recently released Netflix series Narcos, which dramatizes Pablo Escobar’s long reign as head of Medellin’s infamous drug cartel and his criminal methods of control. As […]

Are Colombia’s peace talks a real step towards a resolution?

Bristolatino’s Political editor Kwame Lowe discusses the complex matter of Colombia’s low-intensity civil war between guerrilla group the FARC and the government, and analyses the true significance of the current peace talks. On 6 November 2013, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) reached a ‘fundamental agreement’ in their peace talks with the Colombian government, […]