Terrorism

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 - 00:00
A jailed top leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia has been indicted by a U.S. federal court in Washington for the kidnapping of three American defense contractors held captive for more than five years, authorities announced Monday.
Thursday, July 24, 2008 - 00:00
Perhaps Senator Joe Lieberman wasn't totally clued in to the crowd he was hanging with, but on July 20th, he agreed to carry to President Bush a "pardon request" for a convicted terrorist that the FBI prosecuted and sent to prison for terror act
Thursday, July 17, 2008 - 00:00
Having terrorized police and prosecutors across the country, Mexico's drug cartels are escalating their battle with the government by turning their sights on politicians. The most recent threat target is the governor of Chihuahua state, which borders Texa
Wednesday, July 9, 2008 - 00:00
Three short messages recorded by Betancourt have been broadcast in the past few days from loudspeakers attached to helicopters flying over the jungles where the former hostage was held before she and 14 others were rescued in a bloodless deception.
Tuesday, July 8, 2008 - 00:00
The recently freed Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt has urged an end to the Colombian government's "vocabulary of hate" against her former captors.
Monday, July 7, 2008 - 00:00
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA -- Colombian authorities sought over the weekend to discredit a Swiss academic and former intermediary in talks with a left-wing rebel group who has been linked to a disputed report that officials paid $20 million for last week's release
Sunday, July 6, 2008 - 00:00
Cuba's former President Fidel Castro has called on the Colombian Farc rebel movement to release all of its remaining hostages.
Saturday, July 5, 2008 - 00:00
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia found explosives set to be used in bombs across the capital in reprisal for this week's rescue of leftist rebels' highest-profile hostages, including Ingrid Betancourt, military officials said on Saturday.
Saturday, July 5, 2008 - 00:00
BOGOTA, Colombia --President Alvaro Uribe was master of ceremonies the night Colombian military intelligence agents disguised as humanitarian workers airlifted Ingrid Betancourt and 14 other hostages to freedom.
Saturday, July 5, 2008 - 00:00
PARIS — Two days after her rescue, six years after being captured by guerrillas in the Colombian jungle, Ingrid Betancourt arrived in Paris on Friday to thank the joyful nation that had championed her cause and to begin to share some of the painful deta

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