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Freed hostages say peaceful end near
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -
Hostages freed from the Dominican
Republic Embassy here were quoted
yesterdy as saying their guerrilla cap-
tors believed a peaceful end to the mon-
th-old crisis may be only a few days
However, Foreign Minister Diego
Uribe Vargas tempered hopes for an
imminent solution, saying in a televised
interview that no solution was in sight
and calling the released hostage's
remarks "pure imagination" by those
without knowledge, of, ongoing
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"I HAVE moderate optimism that we
Will arrive at a bloodless solution,"
Uribe Vargas said.
Earlier, a government spokesman
said that a peaceful settlement could be
reached if the guerrillas drop their
demand for the release of 28 'alleged
political prisoners. The government
has consistently claimed it is con-
stitutionally unable to release the
The guerrillas, members of leftist
Movement-19, on Tuesday freed three
Colombian citizens taken hostage in the
Feb. 27 embassy takeover. By gover-
nment count, they continue to hold 29
hostages including U.S. Ambassador
ONE OF THE freed hostages, Fer-
nando Betancur Vanegas, said the sixth
round of negotiations on Monday raised
the guerrillas' hopes for an early
"There is much enthusiasm among
the guerrillas and hostages in the em-
bassy," he said, explaining that after
each round of direct talks the guerrillas
"would bring us together and tell us
City Council, police
urge foot patrols
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as time permits," said Assistant
Director Leo Heatley. "The preventive
patrols may bot be what they should be,
but. the Safety Department is usually
involved in investigation."
State ecurity patrols in and
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immediately around University
buildings, but has only a very limited
function in patrolling the rest of the
campus area. Its employees carry no
weapons and have no arrest power.
"WE ARE NOT policemen," said
Mike Milne of State Security. "We are
primarily property protectors."
Patrolling "is not part of their duty,"
said Milne. "They are inside most of the
According to Milne, State Security
officers have been effective in
reporting a number of crimes they have
encountered in their patrols between
buildings. But he stressed that their
duty is to report the crime and "never
to get involved unless they would as a.
You play the
in our fight against
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everything about the positions of both
He said the situation inside the em-
bassy was tense after fifth round talks
on March 13, when the two sides ap-
peared deadlocked on the prisoner
Another freed hostage, Jorge Cen-
dales, was quoted by the respected El
Tiempo newspaper as saying the talks
were so far advanced that transpor-
tation out of the country had already
been arranged for the guerrillas. He
said the leftists and the 11 ambassadors
they hold hostage may leave Colombia
on a Venezuelan airliner for Austria via
Venezuela and Spain.
Daily Official Bulletin
MARCH 27, 1980
Resource Policy and Management: Samual P.
Hays, "The Politics of Health, Beauty and Per-
manence: Shaping the Commons.. . with apologies
to Schumaker and Hardin",1028 Dana, noon.
Museum of Anthropology: Aletta Biersack,
"Political Process in a Melanesian Society," 2009
Public Health Student Assoc.: Judy Lipshutz, "The
Political Question: Childbirth and/or Abortion?"
Robin Graubarth, "Depo!Provera," M1112, SPH II,
Center for Japanese Studies: Mary Elizabeth
Berry, "Was Kyoto a "Free City' in the 16th Cen-
tury?" Lane Commons, noon.
DiabetesResearch and Training: John E. Gerich,
"Glucose Counterregulatons," S6405 Hop, noon.
ISMRRD: Videotape, "So They May Live Without
Worry." ISMRRD, 3p.m.
Sociology: Charles F. Westoff, "Unwanted Fer-
tility in Six Developing Countries: Prevalence and
Demographic Significance," Rackham Assembly, 4
Chemistry: Kurt Hillig, "Spectroscopy and Struc-
ture at a Trillion RPM; The Marvelous Land of
Fox," 1200 Chem, 4p.m.
Diabetes Research and Training: John E. Gerich,
"Insulin Sensitivity," G2305 Towsley, 4:30 p.m.
Michigan Economics Soc.: Mirina N. Whitman,
GM, "International Economic Environment in the
80's," Hale Aud., 5 p.m.
Guild House: Don Mager, Alvin Aubert, John
Peter Beck, Poetry Reading, 802 Monroe Street, 7:30
Chemistry: George Bdner, "Lap Dissolve Slide
Projections: The PoorMan's Approach to visual
Images in a Large Lecture Section," 1300 Chem., 8
The 57th Annual Honors Convocation recognizing
undergraduate honor students will be held at 10:30
a.m. Fri., March 28, at Hill Auditorium. David V.
Ragone, Dean of the College of Engineeing will
speak. The convocation address will be "Escape
All undergraduate classes, with the exception of
clinics and graduate seminars, will be dismissed
from 9:45 a.m. until 12 noon for the Convocation.
Seniors may be excused from clinics and seminars.
The honor students will not wear caps and gowns.
Doors of the Auditorium will be open at 10 a.m. The
public is invited. A sign language interpreter will be
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India recognizes PLO
NEW DELHI, India - India granted full diplomatic recognition to the
Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) yesterday, another success in the
PLO effort to gain recognition from oil-thirsty nations.
India buys about 2.9 billion gallons of oil a year from various Arab
countries, and has sought close ties with them to insure stable supplies.
At the invitation of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, PLO Leader Yassar
Arafat will arrive tomorrow for a two-day visit. External Affairs Minister
P.V.N. Rao explained to members of the Indian parliament, "Over the
years, not only by words, but also by deeds, the people of India have
demonstrated their sympathy, affection, and brotherly' feelings for the
Rao said the PLO office in New Delhi will be accorded full diplomatic
status, and would not be considered an embassy.
The Indian- government recognizes Israel, but does not have full
diplomatic relations with Tel Aviv. It has, however, permitted Israel to
maintain a consulate in Bombay. There is no official Indian representative
DeBakey flies to Egypt to
treat cancer-stricken shah
American surgeon Dr. Michael DeBakey flew to Cairo yesterday to
"fulfill his commitment" to the deposed Shah of Iran who reportedly
requires surgery to remove a cancerous spleen.
DeBakey had intended to perform the operation in Panama where the
shah was living in exile, but a dispute arose over whether Panamanian or
American doctors should have the responsibility for the operation.
Although the removal of the spleen is not a life-threatening operation,
medical suorces in Cairo were pessimistic about the over-all outlook for the
"All his doctors can do is put up a fight. But it is inevitable. There is no
hope for recovery," one source said who is not involved in the shah's
Pope to visit Africa
VATICAN CITY - Pope John Paul II announced yesterday he will visit
the "dear continent," Africa, in May to help spread Christianity in those
regions "already ripe for the harvest." The Pope said he- will visit six
countries in 11 days.
It is only the second visit of a Roman Catholic pontiff to Africa, where
the Vatican counts 53 million Roman Catholics. The trip will be the Pope's
fifth visit outside of Italy since his election to the papacy in October 1978.
The Pope will visit Zaire, the Congo, Kenya, Ghana, Upper Volta, and
the Ivory Coast.
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WASHINGTON - President Carter's chief economic advisor said
yesterday that soaring inflation, once limited to energy and mortgage
interest costs, is now spreading to the rest of the U.S. economy.
"For the first time, inflation began to spill out into the economy more
broadly" in January and February of this year, said Charles Schultze,
chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors.
The inflation rate last year was 13.3 per cent, but Schultze acknowledged
that the rate so far this year has accelerated to between 18 and 20 per cent on
an annual basis.
In 1979, most of the high inflation rate was the result of large price
increases for gasoline and other energy products and surging interest rates,
according to government economists. Inflation for other items was well
under one per cent last year, they asserted.
Schultze said the aim of government economic policy had been to keep
double-digit inflation from spilling over to other areas besides energy or
housing, but the new government figures indicate the policy has failed.
Guard charged with aiding
N.J. prison takeover
NEWARK, N.J. - A guard was arraigned yesterday on charges he
smuggled in the gun prisoners used to seize control of the Essex County jail
in an attempted jailbreak that a prosecutorcalled "an act of desperation."
Two other guards were injured in the 13-hour takeover which ended
yesterday morning after the six inmates released their five hostages and
correction officials agreed to some of their demands.
John "Buddy" Belcher, 29, of East Orange was charged with providing
the gun as well as conspiring to violate narcotics laws.
Belcher, who has been a corrections officer since August 1978, had a
good record in the jail, officials said.
Also arraigned were two women charged with aiding in smuggling in the
revolver. Prosecutors said they had been at the jail Tuesday, but declined to
comment on their connection with the case.
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