ELN guerrillas to release Canadian hostage in days
ReutersBOGOTA--Colombia's ELN guerrillas said on Monday they would release in the coming days a Canadian geologist they had kidnapped in January, a step the government has set as a precondition before it considers inviting the rebel group to peace talks.
August 21, 2013, 12:10 am TWN
Jernoc Wobert was seized by the ELN or National Liberation Army in Bolivar province in the north of the country along with two Peruvian and three Colombian miners all contracted by the Toronto-based gold mining company, Braeval Mining Corp.
The five colleagues were later freed but Wobert was retained.