Posts Tagged ‘hostage’

Ingrid Betancourt (photo) and three Americans, held by rebels, have been rescued by the Colombian authorities.

Said to be in a very poor health, Ms Betancourt, a French-Colombian politician, has been held for more than six years by the Farc, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. (more…)

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Willing to obtain a greater share of mining profits, Peruvian protesters have released 48 police officers, seized on Monday during a week-long blockade of a town south of the capital. (more…)

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