Rebels Free Colombian Ex-Lawmaker, Key Step to Peace Talks - ABC News

Colombia's No. 2 rebel group has freed a captive former congressman whose release was a key condition for the start of peace talks with the government. Local officials tell The Associated Press by telephone that the National Liberation Army has turned ...

Colombia's No. 2 rebel group frees captive congressman in key step toward peace talks - Washington Post

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Colombia's ELN rebels free hostage, setting up talks - Yahoo Singapore News

Colombia's ELN rebels freed hostage ex-lawmaker Odin Sanchez on Thursday, the government confirmed, clearing the way for peace talks next week. In a message on Twitter, the ELN or National Liberation Army -- Colombia's last active rebel group -- called ...

Colombia's ELN rebels free hostage, opening way for peace talks - Daily Mail

BOGOTA, Feb 2 (Reuters) - Colombia's second-biggest rebel group, the ELN, freed a politician it held captive for almost 10 months on Thursday, meeting a government requirement for delayed peace talks with the group to begin. The National Liberation ...

Odin Sanchez freed: Colombia's ELN rebels release key hostage - BBC News

Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels have freed a key hostage, clearing the way for peace talks with the government next week. Ex-congressman Odin Sanchez, 62, had been held by the ELN since he offered to swap places with his ailing ...

Colombia's ELN Rebels Release Key Hostage, Boosting Peace Talks - teleSUR English

The release of Odin Sanchez, held hostage for 10 months in ELN camps, has been a linchpin in the peace process with the government. The peace process between the Colombian government and the country's second largest rebel army, the ELN, received a ...

ELN won't rule out kidnapping during peace talks - Colombia Reports

Colombia's last-standing rebel group, the ELN, said Wednesday it will continue kidnapping while engaged in peace talks with the government. In an interview with French press agency AFP, unit commander “Danilo Hernandez” of the “Cimarron Front” active ...