Freed Hostage Betancourt Returns to France Amid Claims Colombian Rebels Were Paid £10 million

After six years of being held hostage in the Colombian jungle, the former Colombian presidential candidate and French citizen, Ingrid Betancourt, flew back to France… But her return came amid claims she was released together with three Americans after a £10million ransom was paid. Columbia had said the hostages were released after a daring raid on a rebel compound.

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