Venezuelan Police

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  • Venezuelan police free major leaguer Wilson Ramos

    The kidnapping ordeal of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos ended after two days when Venezuelan police commandos swooped in to rescue him in a flurry of gunfire and arrested four alleged abductors.


  • Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos works the plate in the top of the eighth inning as the Dodgers score, as the Nationals host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Tuesday, September 6, 2011. His mother, Maria Campos and his younger sister, Wilson's sister Milanyela Ramos from Valencia, Venezuela, were recently granted visas to visit him and to watch him for the first time play in the major leagues. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Nationals' Wilson Ramos tells of kidnapping ordeal

    Nationals' catcher Wilson Ramos was lying in a bed in a house in Montalban, Carabobo, Friday night, trying to think, trying to sleep — trying not to wonder how much longer he might live or how his family was doing in the wake of his kidnapping.


  • Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos waits for his turn at bat in the dugout in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Nationals host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. Ramos' mother, Maria Campos, and his younger sister, Milanyela Ramos, from Valencia, Venezuela, were granted visas to visit him and to watch him for the first time in the major leagues. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Waiting game continues in search for Nationals' Wilson Ramos

    The clock continued to tick Friday as the investigation into the kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos advanced, according to authorities. But Venezuelan police were forced to issue a second assurance that Ramos was alive as there remained no contact between the kidnappers and Ramos' family, who spent yet another day doing their best to "keep the faith."


  • Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos waits for his turn at bat in the dugout in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Nationals host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. Ramos' mother, Maria Campos, and his younger sister, Milanyela Ramos, from Valencia, Venezuela, were granted visas to visit him and to watch him for the first time in the major leagues. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Nats' Wilson Ramos confirmed to be alive; no word yet from kidnappers

    Venezuelan police confirmed Wilson Ramos still was alive Thursday, one day after the Washington Nationals catcher was kidnapped from his home in Valencia, Venezuela.


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