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Former hostage and freedom activist receives honorary U of O doctorate

“Freedom is a very important value because it defines our dignity as human beings,” social justice activist Ingrid Betancourt told University of Ottawa graduates gathered for convocation at the National Arts Centre on Sunday. 462 more words

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Third Monday in Ordinary Time

From the Word of the Day

“Into whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace to this household’.”

(Luke 10: 5)

 How should we live this Word… 322 more words

Peace Of Jesus

Candidate Capture

The government had deployed troops to this region; military helicopters constantly hover over the main roads, and a military checkpoint is set up near the outskirts of Florencia. 83 more words


Small Town Seize

It’s February 2002, the president at the time, Andrés Pastrana, convenes an international press conference in San Vicente del Caguán, a small town in the Amazon region of Colombia, about 151 km northwest of the city of Florencia. 97 more words


Review “La Ligne Bleue” by Ingrid Betancourt

Review Title: La recherche du bonheur est un choix/ The search of Happiness is a choice

Rate: 5 stars

One Sunday morning I bumped into an [ 559 more words


Writing Heroes - Ingrid Betancourt

I read a book a few years ago called Even Silence Has an End by Ingrid Betancourt. I don’t remember much of the book, only impressions. 978 more words


986: Even Silence Has an End by Ingrid Betancourt

986.10634092: Betancourt, Ingrid. Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle. New York: Penguin, 2010. 528 pp. ISBN 1-101-43891-6. 266 more words