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Colombia - Guerrillas release journalist after holding her for three weeks

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Elida Parra Alfonso, a journalist working in community relations for a company that is building a major oil pipeline in eastern Colombia, has been released after 20 days as a captive of the National Liberation Army (ELN). Parra and fellow captive Gina Paola Uribe, who also works on the Bicentennial Pipeline project, were handed over by ELN guerrillas to representatives of the Arauca department Catholic Church, the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Ombudsman yesterday morning (...)

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