The Last Disciples of Che Guevara (continued)

In December 2005, the ELN and the Colombian government began a new round of exploratory talks in La Habana, Cuba, with the presence of the ELN military commander Antonio Garcí­a, as well as Francisco Galán and Ramiro Vargas. This was considered the direct result of three months of previous consultations with representatives of different sectors of public society through the figure of a House of Peace or Casa de Paz in Spanish. Representatives from Norway, Spain and Switzerland joined both parties at the talks as observers. The latest round of talks took place in Habana Cuba in May 2007 altough the two parties have yet to make a formal statement observes of the talks say the chances for a positive outcome are high.

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