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Colombia's FARC wants leftist involved in freeing U.S. captive

BOGOTA/HAVANA (Reuters) - Colombia's FARC rebels said on Tuesday they are waiting for the government to allow a leftist politician to be involved in coordinating the release of a former U.S. marine kidnapped last month before setting him free.Full story

Colombian leader Santos defends constitutionality of peace law

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday defended the constitutionality of a law that paved the way for ongoing peace talks with Marxist rebels, as legal challenges risk undermining efforts to end five decades of war. Full story

Colombia says won't let FARC make media show of U.S. captive release

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he would not allow FARC rebels to make a media circus of the release of a U.S. citizen they captured last month after the group "flagrantly violated" a promise to end kidnappings before peace talks began. Full story

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