The Washington Post | 3/29/2010 12:00:00 AM
Colombian rebels free soldier to Red Cross
March 29--Colombian rebels released a kidnapped government soldier to a Red Cross mission in a remote southern jungle on Sunday, almost a year after he was wounded and captured in combat.
Calvo was limping badly but looked to be in generally better condition than other recently released hostages, some of whom had spent years in secret camps where they were chained and suffered from tropical diseases.
The FARC plans on Tuesday to release the second of the 23 police and soldiers it still holds captive to the Red Cross team and leftist Senator Piedad Cordoba, who has helped broker the handovers.
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