Colombia: ELN claims Canadian engineer kidnapped still under their control

Posted on February 18, 2013 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Organized Crime, Terrorism, TRAVEL

The ELN announced Monday in a statement that “Canada remains” in his possession, after the Friday release his five fellow prisoners, all mine workers Geo Explorer. The armed group did not specify the reasons why the engineer did not provide Jernoc Wobert, VP Exploration of the Company, but justified the kidnapping in their struggle against multinational mining and energy sector. “The Canadian engineer Jernoc Wobert 47, is still being held by guerrillas of the National Liberation Army, in the Serrania de San Lucas,” said the statement from the insurgent group, dated February 15 Friday but released Monday on its website…. Read Article

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