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Tag Results for "Kidnappings Latin America"

Colombian Authorities Arrest Kidnappers of Mining Employees

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said authorities have three people in custody in connection with last week's kidnapping of five mining company employees in the northern province of Bolivar. continue reading »

Latin America News: Guatemalan Authorities Rescue Kidnapped 8-year-old

Police rescued a kidnapped 8-year-old boy safe and sound on Monday, killed one of his captors during the rescue operation and arrested six others, Guatemalan authorities said. continue reading »

Latin America News: Colombian Rebels Kidnap Gold Mine Employees

Colombia's ELN guerrilla group abducted five employees from a gold mine in the northern province of Bolivar, the armed forces commander said Friday. continue reading »

Latin America News:  Kidnapped Oil Workers in Colombia Freed

Two Colombian engineers kidnapped while working for U.S.-based Occidental Petroleum were freed in the northeastern province of Arauca, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Kidnapped Banana Industry Executive Rescued in Colombia

The security forces rescued a banana industry executive who had been kidnapped earlier this month by unidentified individuals in northern Colombia, President Juan Manuel Santos said. continue reading »

Venezuelan Kidnappers Release Mexican Ambassador and His Wife from Captivity

Mexican Ambassador to Venezuela Carlos Pujalte and his wife, Paloma Ojeda, were released after being kidnapped over the weekend and are in good condition, a Mexican diplomatic source told Efe Monday. continue reading »