Peru's protesting guards accept to return to jobs

Peru's paramilitary Civil Guards ended a 30-hour rebellion and accepted a large government wage increase offer, a spokesman for the mutineers said. The guards were back to normal duties, he added.

The government had decreed a three-day state of emergency Wednesday after 1, 000 heavily armed Civil Guards seized their barracks. It appeared that the guards had accepted a government offer to increase basic monthly pay from $37 to

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