Orlando Ibarra Talks to Ecuavisa About his Kidnapping

“Since I was captured God was with me, (…) I had tranquility and patience. I wasn’t afraid to die,” said Orlando Ibarra. On August of 2010, Orlando Sigifredo Ibarra Sarmiento was kidnapped by a band of criminals in Ipiales, Carchi. Afterwards he was sol to the National Liberation...

Sigifredo Ibarra was Murdered After Paying the Ransom of his Son Orlando Ibarra

The Ecuadorian Orlando Ibarra arrived to Ecuador where he said that the guerrilla murdered his father Sigifredo Ibarra. “I heard the news on the radio while remaining captive by ELN.” The father of Orlando Ibarra died on January 31 by bullet wounds that he received in Ipiales...

Orlando Ibarra was Sold By Criminals to ELN

The Ecuadorian ambassador in Colombia, Raul Vallejo reinforced importance of the joint operations with state organisms such as FF.AA. of both countries to ensure the life of the Ecuadorian, who first was kidnapped by a criminal group and then “sold” to the ELN. “Today is a very...