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Jacob Ostreicher

New Yorker Escapes Bolivia In Mysterious Plot

AP | CARLOS VALDEZ and JOSHUA GOODMAN | Posted 12.18.2013 | World

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — It's a smoke and mirrors saga fit for Hollywood, complete with a major movie star, murky reports of a kidnapping and an Ameri...

Nightmare Over: American Held Without Charges Released From Bolivia

AP | JOSHUA GOODMAN | Posted 12.17.2013 | Crime

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A New York businessman detained more than two years in Bolivia without charge in a money laundering investigation arrived ...

Big Sponsors Set to "Rally" in Bolivia While An Innocent American Remains Captive

Sean Penn | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Sean Penn

Five months have passed, more than twenty Bolivian government officials connected with the extortion network that first imprisoned Jacob Ostreicher have been arrested or are on-the-run, and yet Jacob remains a captive of the Bolivian Judiciary.

Breached Piñatas

Sean Penn | Posted 02.19.2013 | World
Sean Penn

I have had a front row seat to many of our State Department's diplomatic efforts and can offer unequivocally as one American voice, enormous pride and gratitude for this administration's extraordinary Department of State. Most recently, I draw your attention to the case of Jacob Ostreicher.