10 . 20. 06: (Bogotá) - Colombian leader ends Farc talks
For forty years, kidnappings have become an 'everyday' terror in the lives of the Colombians. Often these kidnappings have resulted in death; as families of the captives were unable to raise funds for their release ...But more often: Young children are recruited or sold as soldiers and drug-traffickers.
Image taken after being re-elected in a landslide. A much respected leader of
whose primary ambition is to root out Militants from the Colombian home-land.
rebel movement, who killed his father 20 years ago .
The militant guerrilla group, Farc, continues to hold more than 3,000 people hostage; including some 60 politicians and foreigners... Today, President Alvaro Uribe reached a difficult decision to terminate negotiations on a prisoner exchange with the left-wing guerrilla group Farc...
Velez knew that the only avenue was military intervention...
exchange (of prisoners) with the Farc," he said.
Richest, most powerful in Colombia
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