[bet-n-koo r, -kawr; Spanish be-tahng-kawrt]
- Ró·mu·lo [rom-yuh-loh; Spanish raw-moo-law] /ˈrɒm yəˌloʊ; Spanish ˈrɔ muˌlɔ/, 1908–81, Venezuelan journalist and political leader: president of Venezuela 1945–48 and 1959–64.
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Examples from the Web for betancourt
The deeper reason for this international success, says Hazareesingh, is that Betancourt is a genuine product of two cultures.The Best of Brit Lit
December 17, 2010
And it was this book that Betancourt dreamt of writing while imprisoned.
To her surprise, Betancourt has discovered that communicating her experiences directly to her family was impossible.
The strikingly blunt 544-page book begins with Betancourt on a mad-dash nighttime run toward escape.
Betancourt spoke powerfully about her time in captivity and how thoughts of her family carried her through.DVF Awards Salute Four Extraordinary Women
The Daily Beast
March 15, 2010
Gomez is now with President Betancourt at Cubitas, waiting for a report of your expedition.A Voyage with Captain Dynamite
Charles Edward Rich