Ingrid Betancourt

 
Former hostage Betancourt recounts ordeal in new book
Former hostage Betancourt recounts ordeal in new book
Former Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt has written for the first time about her six-year jungle ordeal being tied up, beaten,...
'Six days ago I was chained to a tree'
'Six days ago I was chained to a tree'
For the past seven days Ingrid Betancourt has engaged in an extraordinary frenzy of tarmac reunions, presidential meetings and public addresses...
Betancourt returning to Columbia to write play
Betancourt returning to Columbia to write play
Former hostage Ingrid Betancourt said in an interview on Sunday she would return to Colombia "in a few days" to write a play about her experience...
Hostages reveal details of 'sadism' and executions
Hostages reveal details of 'sadism' and executions
Harrowing details about the captivity of Ingrid Betancourt and other hostages in Colombia emerged on Friday at the same time as doubts surfaced...
Betancourt rescue: 'Like a movie'
Betancourt rescue: 'Like a movie'
It was Ingrid Betancourt's 2 321st day in captivity and it started like any other.
Colombians trick rebels
Colombians trick rebels
Ingrid Betancourt was savouring freedom on Wednesday night after Colombia's security forces duped guerrillas into releasing her and 14 other...
Freed hostage Betancourt recounts bold rescue
Freed hostage Betancourt recounts bold rescue
Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt was as shocked as her rebel captors when the aid workers supposedly transporting her to a new location...
Women's Day protests highlight violence, inequality
Women's Day protests highlight violence, inequality
Calls to end forced marriage, domestic abuse and job discrimination marked International Women's Day on Saturday as demonstrators took to the...
Govt: Colombia's top Farc commander is dead
Govt: Colombia's top Farc commander is dead
The founder and chief commander of Colombia's Farc rebel force, Manuel Marulanda, has died after more than 40 years fighting the state from jungle...
Chávez accuses Colombia of war crimes
Chávez accuses Colombia of war crimes
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez accused his Colombian counterpart of war crimes as Venezuela and Ecuador turned up the heat on Bogotá...
Colombia says it kills Farc commander in Ecuador
Colombia says it kills Farc commander in Ecuador
Colombia's military said on Saturday its troops had killed a top rebel commander in an attack on a jungle camp across the border in Ecuador in a...
Venezuelan helicopters fly to free hostages
Venezuelan helicopters fly to free hostages
Two Venezuelan helicopters flew into Colombia on Wednesday to pick up four lawmakers held hostage for years in jungle camps by Marxist rebels, in a...

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