Amazon’s ‘The Last Narc’ suggests CIA helped kidnap, murder DEA agent

When DEA narcotics agent ­Enrique “Kiki” Camarena was kidnapped and interrogated in 1985 by the leaders of Mexico’s Guadalajara Cartel, it was like a party. They allegedly held him in a house filled with spectators and depraved participants, including Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, then a foot soldier in the syndicate. “You had a bunch of […]

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How Two Russians Got Caught Up in Libya’s War, Now an Action Movie

MOSCOW — In the 13 months since the swashbuckling Russian sociologist was kidnapped by terrorists in the Libyan capital, he has been tortured, starved and tormented with mock beheading by sadistic Islamists. Through it all, he stoutly rejected demands that he confess to being a Russian spy. That at least is Russia’s big-screen version of […]

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Shigeru Yokota, 87, Dies; Fought for Return of Abducted Daughter

Shigeru Yokota, whose tireless campaign for the return of his kidnapped daughter and other abductees from North Korea made him a well-known figure in Japan, died on Friday outside Tokyo. He was 87. In a statement, his wife, Sakie Yokota, confirmed his death, in a hospital. She did not specify the cause. The couple’s daughter, […]

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Sheriff: Louisiana man kills kidnapped woman after escape

Authorities in Louisiana said a man kidnapped a woman and fatally shot her when she escaped By The Associated Press April 7, 2020, 3:56 AM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LAPLACE, La. — A Louisiana man turned himself in Monday after police said he kidnapped a woman […]

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Trump calls for release of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice: ‘Syria, please work with us’

President Trump on Thursday called on Syria to help secure the release of kidnapped journalist Austin Tice, who was taken hostage by jihadist militants in the war-torn nation almost eight years ago. During a news conference by the White House coronavirus task force, Trump implied that the regime of Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad was holding […]

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