Update, February 19, 2010
Martha Giraldo was subjected to a chilling death threat earlier this week in Cali, Colombia. Two SUVs with tinted windows -- the vehicle of choice of Colombian assassins -- tried to run her car off of the road. As they pulled up beside her, they pulled out guns and pointed them at her. They never fired a shot, but the message was clear: we can kill you, and will, if you don't keep quiet. READ MORE!
URGENT ACTION: Call the State Department! Contacts: Terry Steers-Gonzalez (202-647-4173) or Susan Sanford (202-647-3142).
You are likely to get an answering machine but leave a brief message regardless. If someone picks up, be brief, polite and to the point. Click here for talking points.
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