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Colombian Crisis Abates, But Tensions Persist

March 11 2008

Documents allege rebel ties with Venezuela, Ecuador
Ecuadorean soldiers are pictured next to bodies of rebels from the Revolutionary
Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Angostura, Ecuador, on March 3, 2008.
Colombian troops killed a senior FARC commander and other rebels during
a raid within Ecuadorean territory, sparking a troop mobilization in the region.

A heated dispute in Latin America that threatened to boil over into a regional war has cooled to a simmer. For now. Smiles and...



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