FARC to release on Monday (April 2, 2012) longest held hostages

Posted on March 31, 2012 • Filed under: Colombia, Conflicts, FARC, Human Rights Latin America, Police/Military Activity

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have committed to release on Monday the hostages Colombia’s oldest, ten police and military captives for more than thirteen years.

These Colombians were kidnapped between 1998 and 1999, are the military Luis Alfonso Beltran Franco, Luis Arturo Arcia, Robinson Salcedo Guarin and Luis Alfredo Moreno Chagüeza, and the police Carlos José Duarte, Cesar Augusto Lasso Monsalve, Jorge Trujillo Solarte, Jorge Humberto Romero, Jose Libardo Forero and Wilson Rojas Medina. Army Sergeants Arcia Beltran and fell into the hands of the FARC in March 1998 after a battle near the creek’s Billiards, in the southern jungle province of Caquetá and. Read Article

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