Ingrid Betancourt seeks Colombian presidency again

The announcement comes nearly two decades after Betancourt was kidnapped by the now-extinct FARC while campaigning for Colombia's presidency for the Oxygen Green Party, a group she founded when she was a congresswoman.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ingrid Betancourt, the former presidential candidate, held hostage for six years by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), announced Tuesday that she would seek her country's presidency again.

The announcement comes nearly two decades after Betancourt was kidnapped by the now-extinct FARC while campaigning for Colombia's presidency for the Oxygen Green Party, a group she founded when she was . . .

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