Peru

Robert talks with reporter Eric Lyman in Lima about the tense hostage situation in the Peruvian capital, where leftist guerrillas are holding at least two hundred people — including senior government officials and foreign diplomats — at the Japanese ambassador's residence. The rebels took over the residence during a party last night; they're demanding the release of jailed comrades. The guerrillas, who belong to the small Tupac Amaru (TOO-pock ah-MAHR-oo) Revolutionary Movement, have released about one hundred seventy hostages, most of them women.

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