Kidnap & Ransom
Kidnap & Ransom
News, insights and thought leadership for re/insurance professionals with an interest in kidnap & ransom.

A look at kidnap and ransom insurance (with Charlie Hanbury)

Welcome to Insurance Covered, the podcast that covers everything insurance. In this episode Peter is joined by Charlie Hanbury, CEO of Samphire MGA, and in this episode they will be discussing all things...
Welcome to Insurance Covered, the podcast that covers everything insurance. In this episode Peter is joined by Charlie Hanbury, CEO of Samphire MGA, and in this episode they will be discussing all things...
Podcast / 20 days ago

UN helicopter carrying 'several' foreigners captured by al Shabaab in Somalia - Reuters

Al Shabaab militants captured a United Nations helicopter carrying two Somali men and several foreigners when it made an emergency landing in an area controlled by the Islamist group, a military official said on Wednesday.
Al Shabaab militants captured a United Nations helicopter carrying two Somali men and several foreigners when it made an emergency landing in an area controlled by the Islamist group, a military official said on Wednesday.
reuters.com / Article / 2 months ago

Ecuador roiled by on-air take-over of TV studio by gunmen, other violence - Reuters

Ecuador faced a string of violent incidents on Tuesday, including the on-air invasion of a TV station by gunmen, as President Daniel Noboa named 22 gangs as terrorist organizations and military targets.
Ecuador faced a string of violent incidents on Tuesday, including the on-air invasion of a TV station by gunmen, as President Daniel Noboa named 22 gangs as terrorist organizations and military targets.
reuters.com / Article / 2 months ago

Burkina: kidnapping of former foreign minister - Africanews

Ablassé Ouédraogo, aged 70, "was taken by individuals claiming to be members of the national police force from his home in Ouagadougou on Sunday 24 December at around 6.30pm", wrote the party he chairs, Le Faso autrement, in a press release.
Ablassé Ouédraogo, aged 70, "was taken by individuals claiming to be members of the national police force from his home in Ouagadougou on Sunday 24 December at around 6.30pm", wrote the party he chairs, Le Faso autrement, in a press release.
africanews.com / Article / 2 months ago

Luis Diaz: Colombia’s ELN guerrilla group says military operations don’t allow the release of footballer’s father - CNN

Colombia’s guerrilla group National Liberation Army (known by its acronym ELN) said military operations “don’t allow” the release of footballer Luis Díaz’s father, Luis Manuel Díaz, kidnapped since October 28.
Colombia’s guerrilla group National Liberation Army (known by its acronym ELN) said military operations “don’t allow” the release of footballer Luis Díaz’s father, Luis Manuel Díaz, kidnapped since October 28.
edition.cnn.com / Article / 4 months ago

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