An Argentine woman seized in the 1980s by people traffickers has been reunited with her family in a joint operation by Argentine and Bolivian police. The whereabouts of the woman, who is now 45, had been unknown until earlier this year when police received a tip-off she was in Bermejo, south Bolivia.
A lawyer for former Ecuadoran president Rafael Correa denied a report on Thursday that he had requested asylum in Belgium as he faces prosecution at home over a kidnapping case.
Ecuadorean Judge Daniela Camacho Thursday ruled that former President Rafael Correa (2007-2017) is to stand trial for his alleged inolvement in the kidnapping of politician Fernando Balda in 2012 in Bogotá.
Ecuador's highest court has ordered former President Rafael Correa included in an investigation into a 2012 botched kidnapping of an opposition lawmaker. The judge in charge of the case gave Correa a month to clear his name.
Colombian-French politician Ingrid Betancourt, who spent six years as a rebel hostage before being rescued, has sued the Colombian state over her kidnapping, sparking outrage from the government that freed her.