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This week’s Ted Talk is a speech by a woman taken as a┬áhostage in Columbia and her experience with fear. Watch the video below (Spanish with English subtitles). 14 more words

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Even Silence Has An End

Year of publication: 2009
Found: My mother’s library
Read time: Three days in bed with pneumonia


When Colombian presidential candidate, Ingrid Betancourt, was kidnapped the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in 2002, no one could have known it would be more than six years before she was seen again. 390 more words

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Ingrid Betancourt: 'I forgive my tormentors'

Colombia is poised to end 52 years of civil war. Ahead of the peace treaty between the government and FARC guerrillas, ex-hostage Ingrid Betancourt speaks exclusively to DW about reconciliation and the chance for peace. 1,698 more words

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