U.S. Played Vital Role In Colombia Hostage Rescue

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The U.S. Embassy in Bogota has provided details about U.S. participation in the effort to rescue three Americans along with Ingrid Betancourt and 11 other hostages held by FARC guerrillas in Colombia.

The U.S. created a 100-member team of intelligence analysts and special forces who helped train Colombian forces and helped track the FARC guerrillas.



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