Werner Mauss in der Internationalen Presse  

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40 Years of Fighting Crime – A Pioneer in the Fight Against Criminality

International Press

El Tiempo, Colombia

Febrero 19 de 2005

Historia de la crisis de los acercamientos entre el Gobierno y el ELN

Una guerra de rumores, acompañada de fuertes pullas del presidente Álvaro Uribe contra esa agrupación, dejó al descubierto el hecho.

La situación, incluso, arrastra al facilitador mexicano Andrés Valencia, en cuya etapa las aproximaciones habían florecido.

La historia se remonta a 20 días atrás, cuando el diplomático -designado por México desde el 18 de junio del 2004 para intentar sentar a las partes-, rechazó de plano una carta que la cúpula del Eln le escribió en términos muy duros y justo cuando estaba por divulgarse un principio de acuerdo para un encuentro personal con él.


La señora Mauss - Cambio

Article by Andrea Varela and Jesus Ortiz Nieves appeared on 04.08.1997 in Cambio 16

Isabel Seidel, the intelligent and sensual German agent has become a great enigma since she and her husband Werner Mauss were arrested in Medellin.


We do indeed support the Mauss couple- Cambio

4th August 1997

Bernd Schmidbauer ist ein außergewöhnlicher deutscher Staatminister. Er studierte Physik und Chemie, sein Hobby ist die Ökologie und er lernte auf dem Motorrad ganz Kolumbien kennen.


The ELN must end the kidnapping – Cambio

21st June 1999

It’s not easy to speak to Werner Mauss. From the moment we discovered that he was working in Europe to revive the peace talks between the ELN and the government we began making efforts to get in contact with him and talk about it.


Mauss at Full Gallop - La Semana

2nd March 1998

Investigations carried out by LA SEMANA have shown that there was more to the Mauss case than the country realised: a peace process between the ELN and the government of Ernesto Samper, which was at an advanced stage.



Original article in Turkish from the daily newspaper
Hurriyet of 1st February 1992
Sakir Sad and Ali Daglar report from Istanbul

Legal proceedings are currently being instituted against German jeweller Rene Düe, who is accused of inciting two Turkish workers to rob his jeweller’s business in Germany in order that he could then claim the insurance money, and then of hiring one of the men to murder the other.


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