Latest international news

September 26, 2001

Colombian politician kidnapped
Consuelo Araujo, a former Colombian culture minister, was yesterday kidnapped by the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces leftist guerrilla group near Valledupar in the north of the country. Mrs Araujo, whose husband is the procurator-general of Colombia, was returning from a religious celebration.

Military police break up student protest
Military police in Brasilia used rubber bullets to break up demonstrations by about 100 students who were attempting to occupy the education and finance ministries. The students are pressing for the maintenance of free higher education, more grants and better contracts and salaries for university teaching and administrative staff.

Please login or register to read this article

Register to continue

Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online. Just register and complete your career summary.

Registration is free and only takes a moment. Once registered you can read a total of 3 articles each month, plus:

  • Sign up for the editor's highlights
  • Receive World University Rankings news first
  • Get job alerts, shortlist jobs and save job searches
  • Participate in reader discussions and post comments

Have your say

Log in or register to post comments