FARC blames Colombia hostage rescue on guards’ ‘betrayal’

July 12th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS  


Bogota, July 12 (IANS) In its first public reaction to the rescue of Ingrid Betancourt and 14 others from its captivity, radical leftwing Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has blamed the dramatic commando action on “betrayal” of its guerrilla guards. “The escape of the 15 prisoners of war, last July 2, was the direct consequence of the despicable conduct of Cesar and Enrique, who betrayed their revolutionary commitment and the confidence placed in them,” EFE reported Saturday quoting a communiqu

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