Colombia suspends FARC peace talks after kidnapping of general




 
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November 17th, 2014  
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Topic: Colombia suspends FARC peace talks after kidnapping of general


BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos suspended peace talks with Marxist FARC rebels following the kidnapping of an army general, throwing into crisis the nation's efforts to end 50 years of war. General Ruben Dario Alzate, who heads the Titan task force in the Pacific department of Choco, was captured on Sunday afternoon by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), along with another military official and a civilian. "Tomorrow negotiators were to travel to another round of talks in Havana," Santos said early on Monday. ...




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