Carlos Raúl van der Weyden Velásquez · July, 2008

Latest posts by Carlos Raúl van der Weyden Velásquez from July, 2008

Colombia: Íngrid Betancourt and Other Hostages Rescued

  4 July 2008

Colombian bloggers praise the government for the military operation that rescued 15 hostages held by the FARC, all without a single shot being fired. This has proven to be yet another blow to the guerrilla group. Others analyze the media coverage provided to the event saying that Betancourt's rescue overshadowed the other 14 hostages.

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