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Mexican President Asks Rebels to Stay in Capitol

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Mexican President Vicente Fox has appealed to the Zapatista rebels to stay in Mexico City and negotiate with Congressover the proposed Indian rights bill.

Fox also said he would meet the rebel demands to close three more military bases near their headquarters and freemore Zapatista prisoners.

Tim Russo, Mexico correspondent for Boulder, Colorado’s community radio station KGNU, just returned to Chiapas wherehe found his apartment ransacked, with obscenities aimed at foreign reporters scrawled across the wall.

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  • Tim Russo, Mexico correspondent for Boulder, Colorado’s community radio station KGNU.

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