News of a Kidnapping Characters

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Orlando Acevedo

Orlando Acevedo is one of Diana Turbay's cameramen. The kidnappers free him on December 17.

Hero Buss

Hero Buss is a German journalist who travels with Diana Turbay's crew. The kidnappers free him on December 11.

Father Rafael García Herreros

Father Rafael García Herreros is the eighty-two-year-old priest whose efforts are instrumental in bringing about the release of the final two hostages and Escobar's surrender. Father Herreros'swell-known television sermonette program "God's Minute," has been running close to forty years before the nightly news. Father Herreros takes it upon himself to volunteer to mediate between Escobar and the government. Escobar accepts this offer and soon after a meeting takes place between the men, the long ordeal—of the hostages and the government's battle with Escobar—ends.

Dr. Pedro Guerrero

Pedro is Beatriz's husband.

General Miguel Maza Márquez

General Maza Márquez, responsible...

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