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A Robber Took a Bus Hostage in Brazil in 2000

Today in Latin American history, Sandro Rosa do Nascimento took hostages while robbing Bus 174 in Brazil in 2000. Armed with a .38 caliber revolver, Rosa do Nascimento intended on robbing the passengers. continue reading »

Inmates Stand Down After Taking 8 Prison Guards Hostage in Guatemala

Inmates at a maximum-security prison outside this capital who took eight guards hostage ended their rebellion on Tuesday and freed the last of the captives, Guatemala's interior minister said. "The five guards were liberated after several hours of dialogue and without the use of force," Mauricio Lopez told reporters. continue reading »

Brazilian Police Arrest 5 Men Who Took Family Hostage

Five men who were on the run after firing shots at a police patrol here in Brazil's largest city invaded a private home and held the family hostage for more than an hour before surrendering, authorities said Friday. continue reading »