Honduran rebels release 20 more of their hostages

Left-wing commandos have released 20 more of the hostages they took six days before but kept two cabinet ministers, the Central Bank governor, and 58 business leaders to press for the release of political prisoners in Honduras.

A report in the Wasll Street Journal quoted Honduran officials as saying the guerrillas had dropped the demands that an antiterrorism law be repealed and that US advisers be ordered out of the country.

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