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Ingrid Betancourt

  • Aired: 12/26/2010
  • 26:47
  • Rating: NR
Ingrid Betancourt was kidnapped by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in February 2002 and was rescued by Colombian security forces six and a half years later in July 2008. The rescue operation, dubbed Operation Jaque, rescued Betancourt along with 14 other hostages (three Americans and eleven Colombian policemen and soldiers).
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Anti-corruption activist Ingrid Betancourt talks about the 6 years she spent in captivity.
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