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Ingrid Betancourt

Outspoken Ex-Hostage To Run For Colombian Presidency

AP | Posted 11.23.2013 | Latino Voices

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A spokesman for Colombia's Green Party says famed former rebel hostage Ingrid Betancourt will seek to represent it in next y...

Colombia's FARC Announces Release Of Prisoners

AP | By LIBARDO CARDONA | Posted 03.03.2012 | Latino Voices

BOGOTA, Colombia -- Sgt. Luis Alfonso Beltran has endured 14 years of jungle prisons as a captive of leftist rebels while three of his aunts and uncle...

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, ...

Ingrid Betancourt Details Savage Kidnapping In New Book

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Of all the horror, pain, and degradation both physical and mental that Ingrid Betancourt suffered during six and a half years in the ...

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.

Betancourt Rescue Footage Released (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

French officials say former hostage Ingrid Betancourt will be awarded the Legion of Honor on Bastille Day. Betancourt -- who was released from six y...

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...

Betancourt arrives in France with tears of joy

AP | JENNY BARCHFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PARIS — Arriving to a hero's welcome in France, Ingrid Betancourt said Friday that she cried a lot during her six years as a prisoner in the Col...

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.

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...

Colombia Rescues Ingrid Betancourt, Americans From FARC

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

***UPDATED 9:21pm ET -- July 2, 2008*** Colombia - Colombian spies tricked leftist rebels into handing over kidnapped presidential candidate Ingrid B...