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Venezuela / Baseball Player Kidnapping #1011168

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 11, 2011
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(Studio: Savannah Guthrie) Report introduced.

(Washington: Tom Costello) The kidnapping in Venezuela of Washington Nationals baseball player Wilson Ramos featured; details given about the increase in kidnappings for ransom under President Hugo Chavez. [Via Skype, family friend Marfa MATA†- says he is a hero in the community.] [By phone, “Washington Post” Juan FORERO†- says most kidnappings that come out with a happy ending is because the families or companies have paid.] [Former hostage negotiator Christopher VOSS†- says the kidnappers view him as having value alive.]

Guthrie, Savannah;
Costello, Tom

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