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Kidnapped Spanish couple rescued in Colombia
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Kidnapped Spanish couple rescued in Colombia

Jun 15 2013, 11:18pm CDT | by

Bogota, June 16 (IANS) Colombian police staged a raid in the northern La Guajira province Saturday and rescued two Spanish tourists held captive by an unidentified group for nearly a month.

Bogota, June 16 — Colombian police staged a raid in the northern La Guajira province Saturday and rescued two Spanish tourists held captive by an unidentified group for nearly a month. The tourists...

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Kidnapped Spanish couple rescued in Colombia

Jun 15 2013, 11:18pm CDT | by

Bogota, June 16 (IANS) Colombian police staged a raid in the northern La Guajira province Saturday and rescued two Spanish tourists held captive by an unidentified group for nearly a month.

Bogota, June 16 — Colombian police staged a raid in the northern La Guajira province Saturday and rescued two Spanish tourists held captive by an unidentified group for nearly a month.

The tourists, identified as Angel Sanchez Fernandez, 49, and Maria Marlaska Sedano, 43, and believed to be a couple, were kidnapped May 17.

They were travelling by car to the popular tourist destination of Cabo de la Vela when they were abducted, Xinhua reported citing local RCN Radio station.

The operation was carried out by anti-kidnapping and anti-extortion police units in Maicao region, near the Colombia-Venezuela border.

The rescued Spanish couple are in good health, police said.

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Rhetoric of Colombian Currency

May 30 2014 1:46pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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Susceptibility to foreign shocks would be an adequate phrase to describe the Colombian peso's behavior against the U.S. dollar over the past months. Colombia's currency has what is described as a floating system, in which the value fluctuates according to the demand and supply of the market. This allows prices to regulate against different economical and financial events and changes in interest rate ...
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Obama's Speech, Latin America, and the World as It Should Be

May 29 2014 6:05pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

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Texas Pilot Allegedly Smuggles Drugs, Swallows Bags of Coke Before Flight

May 27 2014 12:00pm CDT | Source: Big Government

HOUSTON, Texas--A pilot is accused of smuggling several bags of cocaine into the U.S. on May 26, as he flew from Colombia, South America to Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Although the suspect--a 49-year-old male--is a licensed pilot, in this particular instance he was a passenger. KPRC 2 News reported that the individual swallowed several sealed bags full of cocaine before boa ...
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