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Oct 18, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Apology is an act of respect: Sigifredo Lopez

posted by Simon Willis

Former politician Sigifredo Lopez accepted the “justified” public apology issued by Colombian police for wrongly accusing him of participating in his own kidnapping by FARC guerrillas as an “act of  Full Article »

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Sep 28, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Police need to apologize to Sigifredo: Prosecutor General

posted by Caitlin Trent

Colombian police have not complied with the Prosecutor General’s demand that they publicly apologize to former politician Sigifredo Lopez for wrongly accusing him of participating in his own kidnapping by  Full Article »

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Sep 27, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

FARC kidnap victim absolved of misdeeds: Prosecutor General

posted by Esteban Refshauge

Colombia’s Prosecutor General has acquitted a former politician of all charges after his alleged involvement in his own kidnapping by FARC guerrillas proved false. “The prosecution offers its apologies to Sigifredo Lopez for  Full Article »

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Aug 15, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Colombia top prosecutor claims increase in false testimonies

posted by Joey O'Gorman

Colombia’s prosecutor general on Wednesday warned of an increase in false witnesses “deceiving justice” in court hearings. Prosecutor General Eduardo Montealegre told Caracol Radio his office detected an increase of  Full Article »

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Aug 15, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

FARC kidnap victim thanks justice for release

posted by Olle Ohlsen Pettersson

A Colombian politician who was released from house arrest Tuesday after evidence about his involvement in his own kidnapping proved false, praised Tuesday the Colombian judiciary for releasing him and  Full Article »

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Aug 14, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Colombian politician freed amid FARC conspiracy investigation

posted by Courtney Scott

A former Colombian politican was freed from house arrest Tuesday after incriminating testimonies regarding his alleged involvement in his own kidnapping by the FARC proved false. In what Colombian press  Full Article »

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Jun 21, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Colombian politician accused of own kidnapping sent home

posted by Olle Ohlsen Pettersson

A former politician accused of arranging his own kidnapping and that of 11 other politicians in collaboration with FARC rebels was allowed to await his trial at home Wednesday. Sigifredo  Full Article »

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Jun 20, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

FBI says evidence against former hostage is ‘not conclusive’

posted by Olle Ohlsen Pettersson

The FBI said Tuesday that the voice of ex-hostage and political deputy Sigifredo Lopez did not match that of a recording found on a FARC leader’s computer. According to the  Full Article »

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Jun 15, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Jailed former FARC hostage says evidence against him was rigged

posted by Brandon Barrett

The former Colombian politician accused of arranging his own kidnapping along with that of 11 of his colleagues, claimed that evidence against him was “manipulated” to prove his guilt, according  Full Article »

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Jun 11, 2012 Ξ Comments Off

Former hostage asks for FBI videotape

posted by Brandon Barrett

The defense for Sigifredo Lopez, a former politician accused of arranging his own kidnapping with the FARC along with 11 others, requested  the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) turn  Full Article »

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