The former presidential candidate presented an official requirement along with her family to be compensated with $6,5 million dollars by Colombia´s Defense Office. Betancourt claims the money would pay for the pain and damages suffered during her six years as a hostage of the FARC. She was kidnapped by that guerrilla organization in 2002 and then liberated by Colombian troops in the successful ‘Jaque’ operation in 2008. Government sources claim that the woman was then taken hostage after neglecting an advise not to visit a demilitarized area, while Betancourt assures to have received different concept.
La voltereta de la Corte con el proceso de Andrade
Los tres delitos por los cuales la Corte Suprema procesaba al senador se esfumaron con la llegada del abogado Gustavo Moreno, hoy ‘ad portas’ de ser extraditado. SEMANA revela la historia secreta de ese reversazo.