Diana Turbay
Diana Turbay Quintero (March 9, 1950 – January 25, 1991) was a Colombian journalist kidnapped by the Medellín Cartel and killed during a rescue attempt. Her story was portrayed in News of a Kidnapping...
Gloria Polanco
Gloria Polanco is a Colombian woman and former First Lady of the Huila Department as wife of then Governor of Huila Jaime Lozada Perdomo. She rose to prominence after being kidnapped by the FARC-EP al...
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Clara Rojas
Clara Leticia Rojas González (born December 20, 1964) is a Colombian lawyer, university lecturer, and campaign manager for former senator and presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt. She was kidnap...
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Operation Jaque
Operation Jaque (Spanish: Operación Jaque) was a Colombian military operation that resulted in the successful rescue of 15 hostages, including former Colombian presidential candidate Íngrid Betanc...
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Valle del Cauca Deputies hostage crisis
The Valle del Cauca Deputies hostage crisis (Spanish: Secuestro de los diputados del Valle del Cauca) refers to the kidnapping of 12 Deputies of the Valle del Cauca Department, Colombia, on April ...
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Jhon Frank Pinchao
Jhon Frank Pinchao Blanco (born in 1970) is a Colombian policeman with the rank of subintendent who was kidnapped by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group after Farc's atta...
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Operation Emmanuel
Operation Emmanuel (Spanish: Operación Emmanuel) was a humanitarian operation that rescued politician Clara Rojas, her son Emmanuel (born in captivity), and former senator Consuelo González from t...
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Humanitarian exchange
The Humanitarian Exchange or Humanitarian Accord (Spanish: Acuerdo Humanitario, Intercambio Humanitario or Canje Humanitario) referred to a possible accord to exchange hostages for prisoners betwe...
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Colombian presidential election, 2002
Presidential elections were held in Colombia on 26 May 2002. The result was a victory for Álvaro Uribe of Colombia First, who received 54% of the vote. Uribe took office on 7 August.
Íngrid Betancourt
Ingrid Betancourt Pulecio ([ˈinɡɾið βetaŋˈk(o)ur(t)]; born 25 December 1961) is a Colombian politician, former senator and anti-corruption activist. Betancourt was kidnapped by the Revolutionary Arme...
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