Delegates of the Colombian government and of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas have concluded the third round of peace talks in Havana, Cuba. The first item of the agenda is agrarian reform, and both sides left this round expressing optimism about progress made on land ownership and access issues, rural development and natural reserves. Talks are planned to resume on March 11.
A recent review of the Violentology exhibit at the Umbrage gallery:
Many thanks to Fernndo Ramiréz of La Patria, and to the University of Caldas for the invitation to exhibit and present the work in the city of Manizales, on the walls of the prestigious public university. Many students helped to paste up the exhibit:
This picture was taken during a peace demonstration in Caloto, Cauca, organized by members of the nearby Nasa indigenous communities. The demonstrators took a risk by denouncing all of the armed actors, including the FARC, for committing acts of violence against civilians. Nonetheless, a local army commander accused these marchers of being FARC guerrillas in disguise.