Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Ingrid Bétancourt Freed, Along with 14 Other FARC Hostages (Including 3 Americans), in Colombia

Ingrid Bétancourt has been liberated from Columbia's FARC guerillas, along with Marc Gonsalves, Keith Stansell, Thomas Howes and 11 other hostages, apparently not in a civilian-type humanitarian mission but instead in a purely military-style commando operation.

Listen to the journalists' astonishment (0:35, followed by applause) as defense minister Juan Manuel Santos announces that Ingrid Bétancourt is among those liberated…

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