Chilean consul in Caracas, kidnapped, robbed and released

Posted on November 16, 2011 • Filed under: Chile, Crime, TRAVEL, Venezuela

he Chilean consul in Caracas, Juan Carlos Fernandez, was shot at while in power by some individuals who stripped him of his belongings and held him captive for two hours, confirmed on Tuesday Chile’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement. The incident occurred last Friday when Fernandez left a hotel in Caracas. Unknown intercepted him and took him by force. During his captivity, the consul was “beaten and threatened,” and was subsequently abandoned on a public street. Read Article

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