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US protests release of former FARC kidnapper

Monday, June 12, 2017

The United States protested the release of a demobilized FARC guerrilla accused of the 2008 kidnapping of a US businessman kidnapped in Panama City, reported Colombian television network RCN.

US ambassador Kevin Whitaker sent a letter of protest to both President Juan Manuel Santos and the Supreme Court after the release of demobilizing FARC guerrilla Julio Enrique Lemos.

Source: Colombia Reports