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This is the last generation of Farc that is both military and political, the last of Farc as a university-educated political movement with Marxist politics we disagree with, but they are at least politics.
The generation coming up behind them know only jungle and war. Bring infrastructure into the countryside, roads, irrigation.
Technical capacity and credit lines for small farmers — also access to land. I think they can deliver on what they agree. But that is simpler: Progress on the fourth was given a boost last week by an order from President Santos to cease the bombing of Farc positions.
Last time Farc came into politics, they kept the guns — Armalite and ballot box — and their political people got wiped out. This time, we need security guarantees for them that are sufficiently robust they understand they cannot keep their weapons.
South African-style truth and reconciliation, a prosecutorial tribunal, such as that handling former Yugoslavia, or something in between. Reporters have penetrated the jungle to speak with militants who give insight into guerrilla life, but not leadership thinking.
The New York Times spoke to negotiators in Havana, but with little information on the proceedings at stake.
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The Farc press office in Havana does put out regular press releases, through a website called resistencia-colombia, in Spanish and Italian. Colombia requires deep transformation of its rotten political institutions.
Its office hardly has a normal newspaper entrance: Friendly, they boast that back in the s, editions of the paper were smuggled around what is now Farc territory rolled up within husks of corn.
Lozano is a veteran of the Colombian Communist party, now small — but a cog that moves bigger wheels, with ties to Havana. Lozano has written a book called La Paz, si es Posible Peace: The government wants the terms to be agreed by summer.
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