China View | 12/5/2008 12:00:00 AM
Peru supports Betancourt's nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Dec 5 --President Alan Garcia said Thursday he supports making Ingrid Betancourt, a former Colombian rebel hostage, a candidate for the Noble Peace Prize.
Bachelet proposed on Wednesday that Betancourt become a candidate of the peace laureate.
Garcia received Betancourt at the Government Palace and said that all Latin American countries should join in demanding the release of the hostages held by the Colombian guerillas.
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