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Colombian hostage mission hits close to home

Hollywood, Fla. – As Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez began an elaborate operation to pick up three high-profile hostages from rebel-held areas in Colombia on Friday afternoon, Edgar Montanez couldn’t help but think of what happened 14 years ago.

He remembered his anguish when members of the same leftist group kidnapped and killed his brother, Juan, while on assignment for Colombia’s national police force. Continue Reading →

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