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Latin America Kidnappings Spark Protests

Joshua Sierra’s family wasn’t rich. They lived in an apartment on Mexico City’s gritty east side and hardly fit the mold of the affluent foreigners who have so often fallen prey to kidnappers. But on a summer day last year, 2-year-old Joshua disappeared. The abduction falls into a troubling trend taking hold across Latin America: Kidnappers are becoming more reckless, more brutal, and more random about whom they choose to snatch off the streets. Full Story

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