The Economist | 3/5/2009 12:00:00 AM
An unmended fence
Mar 05 -- Colombia gained much and suffered little from its raid into Ecuador.
Since then Colombia’s American-backed drive to crush the FARC has made further progress. The guerrillas have lost other leaders and suffered desertions. A group of prominent hostages they were holding was rescued in July. On March 2nd the army said it had killed another FARC leader, José de Jesús Guzmán, alias “Gaitán”, suspected of organising bombings in the capital, Bogotá.
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