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Mexico extradites ex-guerrilla kidnapper to Chile

Sep. 23, 2021 13:55 PM EDT

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A former Chilean guerrilla convicted of kidnappings in Mexico has been extradited to his homeland and was formally notified Thursday of possible murder charges in the death of a right-wing senator. Raúl Julio Escobar Poblete, who had been put on...

Israeli to face trial on 70 sex abuse charges in Australia

Sep. 23, 2021 03:56 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A former school principal who was extradited from Israel after a six-year legal battle was ordered to stand trial Thursday on 70 charges of child sex abuse. Malka Leifer, 55, pleaded not guilty to all the charges at the end of a court...

Editorial Roundup: Tennessee

Sep. 22, 2021 13:53 PM EDT

Kingsport Times News. Sept. 17, 2021. Editorial: Volunteer hoax suspect should be extradited Who would have thought a citizen of another country would be responsible for the hoax 911 call that brought dozens of law enforcement personnel to a...

UK family settles damages in US diplomatic immunity case

Sep. 21, 2021 18:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A British couple who sought justice for their son after he died in a vehicle crash said Tuesday they have settled a civil lawsuit they filed in the United States against an American motorist involved in the collision. Harry Dunn, 19, died in August 2019...

Rome court rejects Venezuela extradition bid for ex-oil czar

Sep. 20, 2021 15:46 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — A Rome court has rejected a request by Venezuela to extradite its former oil czar to face corruption charges, citing the country’s record in violating human rights, his Italian lawyer said Monday. Rafael Ramirez, the longtime head of Venezuela’s PDVSA...

Spain: Venezuelan spymaster loses court extradition dispute

Sep. 20, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s Supreme Court refused Monday to suspend a government decision allowing a former Venezuelan spymaster to be extradited to the United States. Lawyers for Gen. Hugo Carvajal, who for over a decade was late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez’s eyes and...

Counsellor: Money possible motive in Australia abuse claim

Sep. 20, 2021 06:20 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A former school counsellor testified in an Australian court from Israel on Monday that she suspected two sisters had alleged they were sexually abused by their principal in an attempt to get financial compensation, but that one student who reported abuse had...

Venezuela names US fugitive to team negotiating with foes

Sep. 14, 2021 22:21 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is seeking to add to a new member to his team negotiating in Mexico with his political opponents — an ally jailed in Cape Verde awaiting extradition to the U.S. on money laundering charges. Alex Saab will be...

Israeli appears in Australian court on child abuse charges

Sep. 12, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A former school principal extradited from Israel after a six-year legal battle appeared in an Australian court on Monday to hear evidence behind child sex abuse charges against her. A committal hearing began in the Melbourne Magistrates Court...

Spain arrests Venezuelan spymaster wanted on US drug charges

Sep. 09, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Police in Madrid on Thursday arrested a former Venezuelan spymaster wanted on U.S. narcoterrorism charges, capturing him in a hideout apartment nearly two years after he defied a Spanish extradition order and disappeared. Gen. Hugo Carvajal, who for over a...