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American Hostages in Colombia Seen in Video

A videotaped interview with three Americans held hostage by Marxist guerrillas in Colombia was broadcast Wednesday, their first appearance on television since their capture in February. The three civilian contractors, dressed in the same military uniforms as their captors, said that they were “alive and well” and hoped to be released through diplomacy, warning that a rescue attempt would be deadly. Thomas Howes, Marc Gonsalves and Keith Stansell spoke during an interview conducted in July by Colombian journalist Jorge Enrique Botero and previously reported in a Colombian magazine. Full Story

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