Assassination of director of Colombia's La Opinion: Process opened and arrest warrant issued against ELN members

"Last Friday, the Office of the Attorney General of the Nation made a new decision in the investigation carried out into the murder of Eustorgio Colmenares Baptista, director of the newspaper La Opinion, which occurred on March 12, 1993 at his home in Cúcuta [Colombia]. Through the intermediary of the First Specialized Prosecutor's Office of Cúcuta, the accusing entity issued a resolution of Initiation of Investigation in which it decided to link, through an inquest, several members of the ELN Central Command to the process. ... Colmenares' murder was claimed by the ELN guerrilla three days after it happened."

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