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Ingrid Betancourt

Faith In Captivity: The Prayer Life Of Ingrid Betancourt

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

In Even Silence Has an End, Ingrid Betancourt writes about her agonizing six-and-a-half year captivity. The experience led to spiritual awakening.

Are You Living A Life Too Small?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

What's invisibly written on your "jersey"? What might others say, since it is they who see your backside? If there were one word that was keeping your life too small, lately, what would it be?

Ingrid Betancourt On The Today Show

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In 2002, Colombian guerrillas captured politician Ingrid Betancourt and held her in brutal captivity for six years. Now, two years after her release, ...

Hollman Morris, Colombian Journalist, Says Patriot Act Visa Rejection for "Terrorist" Activities "Puts My Life in Danger"

Max Schoening | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Max Schoening

A Colombian journalist who was recently denied a visa to study under Harvard University's Nieman Fellowship program says the State Department's decision may put his life under further threat.

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.

Freed Colombian Hostage Ingrid Betancourt To Write Play About Her Ordeal

Times Of London | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ingrid Betancourt is to return to Colombia shortly to begin work on a play about her harrowing experience being held for six years in the jungle by Ma...

How Three Americans Ended Up Hostages in Colombia

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John McQuaid

The alarming backstory leading up to the captivity of the three hostages reveals a lot about the failings of government contracting, and government in general.