Colombia: Two Spanish tourists kidnapped by guerilla group

Posted on May 22, 2013 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Kidnapped reports that Two Spanish tourists were kidnapped on Friday in a remote area of northeast Colombia by a group that claims to be part of the country’s notorious armed group FARC, Spain’s foreign ministry reported on Tuesday. Although Spanish authorities haven’t released the couple’s names, Bogota newspaper El Tiempo has identified them as Ángel Sánchez Fernández and María Concepción Marlaska Sedano. It remains unclear whether the captors are actually part of Colombia’s main “terrorist” group, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia. Read article

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