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  Betancourt relives kidnapping ordeal in ‘Silence’

In harrowing book, freed hostage relives ordeal

Ingrid Betancourt’s new book recounting the six years she was held captive by rebels in the jungles of Colombia is already being characterized as a classic of Colombian history and literature. Full story

In harrowing book, freed hostage details horror

Of all the horror, pain, and degradation both physical and mental that Ingrid Betancourt suffered during six and a half years in the Colombian jungle, perhaps nothing felt more dangerous to her than when her captors tried to erase her last bit of identity: her name. Full story

Estranged husband seeks half Betancourt's assets

The estranged second husband of Ingrid Betancourt has filed court papers seeking half her fortune just as the world's most celebrated ex-hostage launches a memoir about her six years in jungle captivity Full story

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