Speech by Timoleón Jiménez: Let words be the only weapon of the Colombian People

To achieve the signing of this Definitive Agreement, we Colombians have lived through more than seven decades of violence, half a century of open war, thirty-three years in peace processes, five years of debates in Havana, the disenchantment of the October 2 Plebiscite and the most historic effort to achieve the majority consensus of the nation.

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New Final Peace Agreement signed in Bogota

Read the whole speech of Comandante Timoleón Jiménez: Click here In a different scenario from the previous ceremony (on 26 September) today in the Colon Theatre of Bogota, some eight hundred guests have witnessed the signature of the new Final Peace Agreement between the FARC-EP and the Colombian Government. The »sounds« of this ceremony were also different. While in Cartagena the protocol seemed to have been very strict, here in Bogota, people didn’t seem to follow »procedures« so strictly. Indeed when the presenter announced, that after the signature it would…

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Peace of Colombia is the Peace of Our America

Over two thousand people took part to the ceremony for the signing of the Final Peace Agreement in Cartagena, Colombia. After the National Anthem, the signature: first to sign was Comandante Timochenko, leader of the FARC-EP followed by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. The signing was followed by the speech by Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon. On the stage, together with Timochenko and Santos were several heads of State, such as Cuban president, Raul Castro. In Cuba the peace process developed and talks took place for the…

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