The operation for the liberation of French journalist Romeo Langlois held hostage by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC for its Spanish acronym) for over a month, began this Wednesday in the city of Florence, South of Bogota, before dawn with the output of the humanitarian mission that must intercept him at a key point in the Caqueta jungle region.
Jordi Raich, delegate of the Red Cross International Committee (CICR for its Spanish acronym) is part of the expedition along with former Colombian Senator, Piedad Cordoba, and the senior official for Latin America and Caribbean Departments of the French Foreign Ministry, Jean-Baptiste Chauvin.
In this mision there are also participating two representatives of the group Colombians for Peace, Lisandro Duque and Danilo Rueda, the regional delegate of the CICR in Caqueta, Daniel Muñoz, and a doctor.
The operation to find Langlois, of 35 years old and correspondent for the television channel France 24, moves on three trucks with Red Cross insignia and also boats.
It should be noted that it is the first time in Colombia that release operative of FARC hostages is carried by land, without using helicopters. (MZ)