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Colombian Hostage

Making Up for Lost Time

John Otis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Otis

Clara Rojas spent six years as the hostage of the Colombian rebel group FARC, and gave birth to a baby boy in the jungle. Now she's campaigning for a seat in the Colombian Senate.

Ingrid for President / Ingrid Para Presidenta

David Paul Appell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Paul Appell

Betancourt has hinted at another run for the top job. If she does, she could become not just one the world's most respected presidents but also a much-needed beacon of hope in Latin America.

Former Colombian Hostages Weigh Book And Movie Deal Options

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Just one week after 15 hostages were freed by Colombian commandos, Hollywood has come knocking. Several potential projects are already taking shape, ...

Ingrid Betancourt Reunited With Her Children After Six Years

AP | FRANK BAJAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BOGOTA, Colombia — The plan was nothing if not audacious: A turncoat persuades rebels to bring together their most prized hostages and march the...

The F Word: Celebration in Colombia? Not so Fast

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Over 400 hundred labor organizers have been murdered during the Uribe regime alone. And for all those six years Washington has done nothing.