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Former FARC Captive Hopes to Become First Female Colombian President

By Gabriela Dubrocq, 2L In 2002, during presidential elections, left-wing rebels kidnapped Ingrid Betancourt, a former Colombian senator, and held her hostage for over six years. Betancourt was held in jungle prison camps after taking her presidential campaign into rebel-held territory dominated by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. During the following six years, […]