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Dutch urge Suriname not to grant president amnesty

THE HAGUE Netherlands (AP) - The Netherlands is pressing former colony Suriname not to grant President Desi Bouterse and others immunity from prosecution for crimes committed under his military dictatorship in the 1980s. Lawmakers in Suriname were set to Full version (available to lexis.com subscribers...

Chavez foes hope for 'political prisoner' amnesty

CARACAS Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's opposition leaders are calling on President Hugo Chavez to grant amnesty to the country's self-proclaimed political prisoners. Opposition congressman Edgar Zambrano said he was optimistic after presenting a proposed bill amnesty bill to the Full version...