El Salvador: Missing: Duarte's Daughter

Missing: Duarte's Daughter

The turmoil in El Salvador took an especially ugly turn last week when Ines Guadelupe Duarte Duran, the 35-year-old daughter of President Jose Napoleon Duarte, was kidnaped by several armed assailants in downtown San Salvador, the capital. Duarte Duran, a divorced mother of three and the oldest of the President's six children, was seized outside the New San Salvador University, where she has been studying public relations. Ana Cecilia Villeda, a 23-year- old student and Duarte Duran's former secretary, was also abducted. One of Duarte Duran's two bodyguards was killed by gunfire; the other was severely wounded.

Following the abduction, President...

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