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Colombia rebels reject Uribe’s hostage deal effort

Colombian left-wing rebels on Sunday dismissed as a farce a move by President Alvaro Uribe to release about 200 jailed guerrillas in hopes of persuading their commanders to free hostages held for years, including a French-Colombian politician and three Americans. The response from the FARC reiterated the guerrillas’ long-standing demand for a demilitarized zone as a condition for any talks on liberating hostages held in secret jungle camps in Latin America’s longest-running insurgency. Full Story

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