BBC News | 12/1/2008 12:00:00 AM
Betancourt makes Colombia return
Nov 30 -- Former hostage Ingrid Betancourt has made a surprise visit to Colombia for the first time since she was dramatically freed five months ago.
She was due to meet President Alvaro Uribe in Bogota later.
"This is her first stop in a tour of various countries in Latin America," said a statement posted on Colombia's presidential website.
The visit came despite her saying just a day earlier that she had agreed for the sake of her concerned children not to return to the country.
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