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Sunday, March 1, 2015

Thursday, February 26, 2015

  • International hostage negotiator on bringing prisoners home safely
    It's been three days since local missionary Phyllis Sortor was abducted from a school where she taught in Nigeria. Kidnappers have demanded a $300,000 ransom for her return. But how do you negotiate for the release of a mother, sister, and friend being held by armed men threatening her safety? It's a process the British security firm Terra Firma Risk Management knows well. KIRO Radio's Libby Denkmann reports.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

  • Mexican consul in Seattle responds to fatal shooting of orchard worker by Pasco police
    KIRO Radio’s Brandi Kruse spoke with Eduardo Baca, Consul of Mexico in Seattle, about the fatal police shooting of a Mexican national in Pasco, Washington. Antonio Zambrano-Montes, a 35-year-old orchard worker and undocumented immigrant, is suspected of throwing rocks at officers shortly before they shot and killed him on February 10. Kruse asked Baca about his response to the shooting and whether it is hypocritical of the Mexican government to condemn the incident as excessive force given the country’s history of corruption and police violence.

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Sunday, February 8, 2015

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