Colombia

At the edge of peace

Print edition : December 11, 2015

FARC-EP negotiators Tanja Nijmeijer (foreground) and Victoria Sandino Palmera going over the documents in Havana. Photo: By Special Arrangement

Colombian commanders of the FARC-EP (from left) Ivan Marquez, Pablo Catatumbo and Rodrigo Granda arrive at Convention Palace in Havana for the peace talks with the Colombian government on November 9. Photo: YAMIL LAGE/AFP

Victoria Sandino and Tanja Nijmeijer with Leila Zerrougui (centre), United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, in Havana. Photo: By Special Arrangement

Anticipation sweeps Colombia over peace talks with the FARC-EP rebels. This time the hope is that the terrifying example of the 1980s will not be repeated.
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