The former Colombian presidential candidate, who was kidnapped by the FARC in 2002 and freed by the Colombian Army in 2008, made the decision because her country “has too much hatred which needs to be cured”. Betancourt was heavily criticized in Colombia after having sought a considerable monetary compensation from the state due to her kidnapping. During an interview with the French radio station “France Inter”, Betancourt, who recently launched a book about her experience in captivity, declared that she needs to find a home. “I don’t have it. I’ve lived among luggage, between my son’s and my daughter’s”. She added that although she has Colombian roots, France is her refuge.
Exclusivo: la verdadera historia de la colombiana capturada en Suiza por ser de Isis
La joven de 23 años es hoy acusada de ser parte de una célula que del Estado Islámico, la organización terrorista que ha perpetrado los peores y más sangrientos ataques en territorio europeo. Su novio la habría metido en ese mundo.