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Ex-hostage Betancourt tells Colombia to 'embrace' peace

French-Colombian politician and former hostage Ingrid Betancourt speaks in Bogota on May 5, 2016Ingrid Betancourt, a French-Colombian politician who was held hostage by Colombia’s FARC rebels for more than six years, said Thursday the conflict-torn country must embrace peace, reconciliation and forgiveness. Betancourt is one of the most high-profile victims of a half-century conflict that has claimed 260,000 lives and now finally appears to be nearing an end at peace talks between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).

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