Thousands of Colombian Believers Flee Violence

Paramilitary violence and leftist guerrilla threats have forced an estimated 20,000 evangelicals from their homes homes in the Montes de Marķa and Sucre regions of Colombia, according to reports.

The refugees include all 60 members of Good Shepherd Church, who fled to Corozal, the nearest city. "The guerrillas aren't permitting anything to leave, and those who do leave can't come back.