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According to Rafael Rojas' Twitter account, the Internal Affairs Minister in Venezuela has called the family of Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos and notified them that he has been freed from his captors and is in their care. The details are still fresh, but this post will be updated as more information is released. Great news and a happy ending to this treacherous situation.
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Wilson Ramos is just happy to be safe.
The Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos was rescued by Venezuelan security forces on Friday, two days after being kidnapped."The truth is, at the moment they came to get me I was very nervous. There were many gunshots ... thanks to God, those guys did a tremendous job. I’m super grateful to them," Ramos said.
Venezuelan authorities said Friday they are confident they can quickly solve the kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos.
The abduction on Wednesday was the first known kidnapping of a major leaguer in a country that has scores of players on big league rosters, and it has brought a renewed focus on rising violent crime in Venezuela.
Deputy Justice Minister Edwin...
Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos has been rescued after being kidnapped in his native Venezuela.
It's been nearly two full days since Wasingtion Nationals C Wilson Ramos was kidnapped from his Venezuela home. As NatsTown is doing everything it can to bond and support Ramos and his family during this trying time, including hosting a fan-organized candlelight vigil tonight at Nationals Park, it would be remiss of us to ignore the lack of coverage of this issue by ESPN, the...
Venezuelan authorities say police have rescued Washington
Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos two days after he was kidnapped.
CARACAS, Venezuela—Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos was abducted by gunmen Wednesday from his home in his native Venezuela.
The police operation and ensuing gun battle in Valencia, Venezuela, that freed kidnapped Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos in the early hours of Saturday morning was straight out of Hollywood, he told reporters. "It was impressive, something I had only seen in the movies," said Ramos, who was kidnapped Wednesday night while visiting his mother.
Katie takes a look at two interesting topics this Friday morning, the kidnapping of Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos and HGH in relation to the NFL.
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