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Colombian guerrillas release 15 women Weekend summary
Ticker news report 5th July 1998
Bogota/München (AP). The release of 15 female social workers by the Colombian ELN guerrillas has raised hopes for the success of the coming peace negotiations in Mainz, due to begin on July 12th. At a meeting in the northern mountains on Friday, the women, including several teenagers, were handed over by the ELN to a commission that has been campaigning for an end to the 34-year-old civil war.