Colombia's FARC to free captives, stop kidnapping for ransom




 
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Colombia's FARC to free captives, stop kidnapping for ransom
 
February 27th, 2012  
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Topic: Colombia's FARC to free captives, stop kidnapping for ransom


Colombia's FARC to free captives, stop kidnapping for ransom
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's feared FARC rebel group said it would abandon its decades-long policy of kidnapping for ransom and free all military and police hostages it holds in jungle camps, another sign the drug-funded leftist insurgents may want a move toward peace. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the biggest and oldest armed group in Latin America, holds six police officials and four members of the military as well as hundreds of civilians it seized as a means of extortion to fund its battle against the government. ...




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