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  Colombia rebels in hostage pledge  Left-wing Farc rebel group says it will free 10 members of the security forces it holds hostage and abandon kidnappings for ransom FARC to release six hostages  Colombia's main leftist rebel group says it plans to release six hostages, including three who have been in captivity for more than 12 years FARC releases 2 more longtime prisoners  Members of a leftist rebel group released two more longtime prisoners, bringing the total released since February 9 to six Farc rebels release more captives  Colombia's rebels have released two hostages, bringing the number released so far this week to three   Informants share reward for tip-off  Informants who aided the rescue of four members of the Colombian security forces from rebels will share a $1.2m reward Two police officers held by FARC rescued   The Colombian military rescued Gen. Luis Mendieta and Col. Enrique Murillo, top national police officers held by the FARC guerrillas for nearly... Farc rebels release soldier Pablo Moncayo
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  Colombia rebels say they'll free general on Sunday  Colombia's main rebel group says it's begun the process of freeing army Gen. Ruben Dario Alzate, who was captured two weeks ago French reporter freed in Colombia Map of Caqueta Colombia  Romeo Langlois, abducted a month ago by left-wing Farc rebels in Colombia, was handed over to a group of international mediators in the jungle   Colombia Farc hostages released Map of Villavicencio Colombia
  Colombian rebels free captured general

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  Colombia's largest rebel group has freed Gen. Ruben Alzate and two others whose capture led President Juan Manuel Santos to break off peace talks

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  Colombia's leftist Farc rebels have released their last 10 police and military hostages. They were collected from the jungle by a Brazilian helicopter


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  A Colombian soldier held hostage in the jungle by left-wing rebels for 12 years has been freed
Mar.28 FARC rebels release Colombian soldier  Colombia's main leftist rebel group has freed Josue Daniel Calvo, 22, it kidnapped just under a year ago

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Feb.3 Farc free ex-governor  The rebels have released former provincial governor Alan Jara held hostage for more than seven years Feb.1 FARC rebels release 4 hostages
  A Colombian soldier and 4 police officers were released from captivity by leftist guerrillas, completing the first stage of a release of hostages
Jan.28 Farc 'to free hostages on Sunday'  Senator Piedad Cordoba: leftist rebel group plans to release several high-profile hostages on Sunday

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Dec.21 FARC 'will release six hostages'  The rebels have said they are going to release 2 politicians and 4 security officers being held as hostages in jungle camps in the next few ... Oct.26 Congressman kidnapped by FARC freed   Óscar Tulio Lizcano, a Conservative congressman kidnapped in August 2000, is freed by the military in Chocó Department Jul.3   Betancourt reunited with family
  The French-Colombian politician was among 15 hostages rescued without a shot being fired as their captors were tricked into handing them over Jul.2 Betancourt rescued from FARC
  In a secret operation the Colombian military infiltrated rebel group and deceived its members into giving up 15 hostages
 Along with French-Colombian politician, 3 American contractors and 11 other hostages who were Colombian police were rescued. Appearing healthy after being held for 6 years in the jungle, Betancourt walked down from a military jet in Bogota and hugged her mother and husband
Feb.27 4 hostages released by FARC  Venezuela: 4 former Colombian lawmakers arrived in Venezuela after being released by the guerilla group that had held them captive for nearly 6 years Jan.10 Colombian rebels 'free hostages'  Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez: Two women hostages have been freed by Colombian rebels

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Dec.22   Hostages freed at last
  A Briton and 4 Israeli hostages have been released by the National Liberation Army (ELN)

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Apr.19 Remaining hostages freed Apr.17 Rebels free most kidnapped

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Dec.23 Hostage release by rebels
  Expected release of 45 soldiers and police held by leftist rebels would lead to peace talks

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2014-11-30 Colombian rebels free captured general Colombia
2. 2014-11-29 Colombia rebels say they'll free general on Sunday Colombia
D. 2012-04-02 Colombia Farc hostages released Villavicencio, Colombia
4. 2012-02-26 Colombia rebels in hostage pledge Colombia
F. 2011-12-28 FARC to release six hostages Colombia
6. 2011-02-16 FARC releases 2 more longtime prisoners Colombia
H. 2011-02-11 Farc rebels release more captives Colombia
I. 2010-06-16 Informants share reward for tip-off Colombia

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