Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

WEB NEWS

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro accusé de tuer les étudiants

Read more

THE INTERVIEW

Rwandan president claims 'no problem with France'

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Paul Kagame visits UNESCO HQ in Paris

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Flamboyant US Congressman's Instagram Lands Him in Bother

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Compromise buys Greece time and Jihadi John is unmasked (part 2)

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Compromise buys Greece time and Jihadi John is unmasked (part 1)

Read more

#TECH 24

Drone vs. drone

Read more

FRANCE IN FOCUS

The future of agriculture

Read more

REVISITED

Yalta, the symbol of a new Cold War?

Read more

Americas

Kidnapped Mexican politician still missing (Reuters)

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2010-11-27

A prominent former Mexican presidential candidate kidnapped in May has not been released and remains missing, contrary to earlier reports that he had been freed, the Reuters news agency has reported, quoting an unnamed government official.

REUTERS - Diego Fernandez de Cevallos, a prominent former Mexican presidential candidate kidnapped in May, remains missing and reports of his release are wrong, a well-placed government official told Reuters on Saturday.
 
The newspaper El Universal said early on Saturday that Fernandez, a member of President Felipe Calderon's National Action Party, was freed on Friday night after his family paid a ransom of around $20 million.
 
"He has not been released," said the source, who asked not to be named.

Date created : 2010-11-27

  • MEXICO

    High profile Mexican drug lord killed in deadly shootout

    Read more

  • MEXICO

    Grenade attack injures 12 people in Mexico

    Read more

  • MEXICO

    Drug cartel violence resembles 'insurgency', says Clinton

    Read more

COMMENT(S)