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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
3. 2014-11-18 Colombian rebel leaders confirm capture of top general Colombia
E. 2014-11-16 Colombia suspends Farc peace talks over kidnapping Colombia
F. 2012-05-30 French reporter freed in Colombia Caqueta, Colombia
G. 2012-04-28 Journalist missing in Farc raid Caqueta, Colombia
H. 2012-04-02 Colombia Farc hostages released Villavicencio, Colombia
8. 2012-02-26 Colombia rebels in hostage pledge Colombia

  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   Colombian rebel leaders confirm capture of top general  That country's largest guerrilla group Tuesday confirmed capturing Gen. Rubén Darío Alzate   Colombia suspends Farc peace talks over kidnapping  Colombia has suspended peace talks with the Farc rebel group after the apparent kidnapping of an army general French reporter freed in Colombia Journalist missing in Farc raid Colombia Farc hostages released Map of Villavicencio Colombia  Colombia's leftist Farc rebels have released their last 10 police and military hostages. They were collected from the jungle by a Brazilian helicopter Colombia rebels in hostage pledge FARC to release six hostages FARC releases 2 more longtime prisoners Farc rebels release more captives FARC ready to release 5 hostages US court indicts Dutch Farc rebel. USA Betancourt seeks kidnap damages Informants share reward for tip-off Two police officers held by FARC rescued Farc rebels release soldier Pablo Moncayo  A Colombian soldier held hostage in the jungle by left-wing rebels for 12 years has been freed FARC rebels release Colombian soldier  Colombia's main leftist rebel group has freed Josue Daniel Calvo, 22, it kidnapped just under a year ago Kidnapped governor found dead Map of Caqueta Colombia
Colombia conflict: Seized Dutch journalists still held Map of Catatumbo Colombia  Two Dutch journalists seized in Colombia last weekend by ELN rebels have not been released yet,   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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  Luis Francisco Cuellar had been seized from his house in the Caqueta provincial capital, Florencia, by suspected leftist rebels

  A Colombian soldier and 4 police officers were released from captivity by leftist guerrillas, completing the first stage of a release of hostages

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Jul.7 Ex-jungle captive: 'We fought each other'  The hostages held alongside Ingrid Betancourt in the jungle endured years of deprivation and abuse from the leftist rebels who kidnapped the... 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 ove... 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
Apr.8   Rebels reject French aid to hostage  French humanitarian mission dispatched to for hostage Ingrid Betancourt will soon leave Colombia Mar.25   Chavez: Little chance to free Betancourt  Venezuela: Venezuelan President: There is little chance FARC will free Colombian presidential candidate after that country's attack inside Ecuador Jan.4 FARC admit 'hostage boy' not held   The rebels have confirmed a boy living in foster care in Bogota is the same 3-year-old who was due to be part of a hostage release deal

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Dec.31 New delay for hostages  Leftist rebels say government military operations are blocking the release of 3 hostages, according to Hugo Chavez Dec.5   Sarkozy urges Betancourt release
  Paris: French President has made a direct appeal to Colombian rebels to release long-held French-Colombian hostage
Jul.5 Colombians hold kidnap protests
  Hundreds of thousands have staged nationwide protests calling for an end to kidnapping and the civil conflict May.18   President vows to free Betancourt  Alvaro Uribe has ordered the army to step up efforts to rescue former presidential candidate from rebel captors

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Apr.27 Ex-President's sister slain  Liliana Gaviria, the sister of former President Cesar Gaviria was killed in a botched kidnapping attempt

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Dec.22 Hostages freed at last Feb.22 FARC rebels 'hold Americans'
  Left-wing group has said that it is holding three US citizens who vanished when their plane crash-landed

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Nov.11 Bishop Jimenez kidnapped

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Apr.16 Rebels kidnap oil workers

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Dec.23 Hostage release by rebels

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