Saturday, October 21, 2017
In her last post from Llanos del Yarí, LAB's Gwen Burnyeat, present at the historic 10th Conference of the FARC, analyses their final declaration and their transition to being a legal political party.
Gwen Burnyeat's account of the crucial FARC 10th Guerrilla Conference, exclusive for LAB
Where demobilisation of the FARC may leave a dangerous vacuum and increased violence
LAB's Gwen Burnyeat travels with members of Rodeemos el Diálogo to meet and seek to understand the FARC, who are about to hold their 10th conference.

Temer out!

Demonstrations against Brazil's new President, Michel Temer, widely regarded as a usurper, are taking place in many cities and towns.
UK Aid Agency Christian Aid hails the positive outcome of the peace process, but notes the challenges ahead.
With the entire final agreement finally signed in Havana, the peace accords must now be submitted to a national referendum on October 2. The outcome remains uncertain.
The last two pending points in the 4-year negotiations are agreed and the complete final agreement is ready to be signed.
As the country awaits the signing of a definitive ceasefire, the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet offers instructive parallels.
May 25 is the National Day of Dignity for Women Victims of Sexual Violence, but progress is limited.

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