Soldiers sentenced to 3050 years in Colombia

first_img Meghan McCain to release audiobook on conservatism, family New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Comments   Share   Sponsored Stories The case stems from the January 2008 disappearance of 26-year-old Fair (FAH-EAR) Leonardo Porras of Soacha, a town just south of Bogota. He was lured to the northeastern town of Ocana with the promise of a job and killed.Ten other men from Soacha met the same fate. Their cases are being decided in separate trials.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – A Colombian court has sentenced six soldiers to prison sentences of between 30 and 50 years for killing a mentally disabled man and falsely reporting his death as a guerrilla killed in combat.The sentences handed down Friday come in one of the most emblematic human rights cases in Colombia in recent years.The 50-year sentences went to an army major and lieutenant. Four enlisted men got 30 years. All were convicted in March. Top Stories center_img Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates Get a lawn your neighbor will be jealous of 5 greatest Kentucky Derby finishes How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvementslast_img read more

Dozens explore Cape Fear Career Expo for new opportunities

first_img There are dozens of careers to choose from and even interview rooms set up to help job seekers land that new position. One recruiter said this a great opportunity for anyone job hunting to meet employers face to face.“They have all the employers in one spot, so it’s very beneficial and they can make that important first impression,” CFCC Associate Dean of Continuing Education Erica Talbert said.The StarNews partnered with other organizations like Cape Fear Community College, UNCW, Wilmington Chamber of Commerce and more for the event. The expo hopes to help businesses and job seekers find that perfect match. People attening the Cape Fear Career Expo (Photo: Jenna Kurzyna/WWAY) WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — If you are in search for a new job, you might be in luck.The first Cape Fear Career Expo is being held from 11  a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday in downtown Wilmington. The event is being held at The Coastline Convention Center.- Advertisement – last_img read more