Ingrid Betancourt Pulecio is a Colombian-French politician, former senator and anti-corruption activist. Betancourt was kidnapped by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia on 23 February 2002 and was rescued by Colombian security forces six and a half years later on 2 July 2008. The rescue operation, dubbed Operation Jaque, rescued Betancourt along with 14 other hostages . In all, she was held captive for six years after being taken while campaigning for the Colombian presidency as a Green. Wikipedia*
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Ingrid Betancourt has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2002 Speech. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 450 views per program. Most common tag: Colombia.