Former President of Colombian Ernesto Samper (2nd R) speaks ...
Feb 1st, 2012
(Reuters) - Former President of Colombian Ernesto Samper (2nd R) speaks during a news conference in Bogota February 1, 2012. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), Colombia's largest rebel group, said on Wednesday that guerrillas would delay the release of six members of the armed forces held hostage for more than a decade due to military activity in the area. REUTERS/Fredy Builes (COLOMBIA - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) -
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