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Author Ingrid Betancourt on Six Years of Captivity

Thursday, November 25, 2010

A little over two years ago, Ingrid Betancourt,  former candidate for the Presidency of Colombia, was freed in a dramatic military rescue mission after six years of being held hostage. She and other hostages, incluing three Americans, had been taken captive by narco-terrorists known as the FARC rebels.

She wrote a poetic account of those six years in her book, Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle.

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Ingrid Betancourt: On Her Six Years as a Captive in the Colombian Jungle

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

A little over two years ago, Ingrid Betancourt,  former candidate for the Presidency of Colombia, was freed in a dramatic military rescue mission after six years of being held hostage. She and other hostages, incluing three Americans, had been taken captive by narco-terrorists known as the FARC rebels.

She has written a poetic account of those six years in her new book, Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle.

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Ingrid Betancourt on Her Captivity in Colombia

Monday, September 27, 2010

Ingrid Betancourt talks about being held hostage by a terrorist guerrilla organization, the FARC, for more than six and a half years in the Colombian jungle. Born in Bogotá, raised in France, she returned to Colombia to become a political leader, and was abducted while she was campaigning as a candidate for president. She tells her story in Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle.

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