Clara Rojas says She Has “Forgiven” Ingrid Betancourt for Her Kidnapping

By Geraldine Cook
April 14, 2009

SANTIAGO, April 12, 2009 (AFP) – Clara Rojas, former hostage of FARC Colombian guerrillas, said that she has “forgiven” her fellow-in-captivity, former presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, for her kidnapping, after releasing “Cautiva” (Captive), a book which recounts the six years she spent in the jungle.