Portraits: Portraits

Astrid Betancourt, sister of the French-Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt who has been held captive by the FARC marxist guerrillas in the Colombian jungle since February 23, 2002, in her Paris apartment next to photos of her parents and her sister. She is holding a 12 page letter hand written by Ingrid that was recently recovered along with video tapes by Colombian authorities. It was the first proof that Ingrid Betancourt was still alive that the family has received since May 2003.Paris, France.Photo © J.B. Russell
Portraits, December 2007

Astrid Betancourt, sister of the French-Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt who has been held captive by the FARC marxist guerrillas in the Colombian jungle since February 23, 2002, in her Paris apartment next to photos of her parents and her sister. She is holding a 12 page letter hand written by Ingrid that was recently recovered along with video tapes by Colombian authorities. It was the first proof that Ingrid Betancourt was still alive that the family has received since May 2003. 

Paris, France. 

Photo © J.B. Russell