L’ex-otage Ingrid Betancourt précandidate à la présidentielle de Colombie

Ingrid Betancourt lors d’une conférence de presse à Bogota, en Colombie, le 18 janvier 2022, lors de l’annonce de sa précandidature à la présidentielle. IVAN VALENCIA / AP Il y a vingt ans, Ingrid Betancourt était enlevée sur une route du sud de la Colombie, alors qu’elle était candidate à la présidentielle. Elle a passé six … Read more

Ingrid Betancourt announces her candidacy for the presidential election in Colombia

Ingrid Betancourt in Bogota, January 18, 2022. DANIEL MUNOZ / AFP She wants to finish what she couldn’t finish twenty years ago. Ingrid Betancourt, who was held hostage for six years, four months and nine days by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) announced Tuesday, January 18, in Bogota, that she is running for … Read more

US court orders Farc to compensate Ingrid Betancourt’s son

Ingrid Betancourt, just after her release, and her son, Lawrence Delloye, at the Massabielle cave in Lourdes (Hautes-Pyrénées), July 12, 2008. GUILLAUME BONNAUD / AFP Thirty-six million dollars, or just over 31 million euros. This is the amount of compensation that the guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), now demobilized, should pay … Read more

Ex-FARC ordered to pay 36 million dollars for the kidnapping of Ingrid Betancourt

Ingrid Betancourt, September 13, 2021. GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP The American justice condemned the former Colombian rebellion of the FARC to pay 36 million dollars (about 31.5 million euros) in compensation for the kidnapping of the Franco-Colombian Ingrid Betancourt between 2002 and 2008, according to the decision of in federal court in Pennsylvania on January … Read more