Betancourt

[bet-n-koo r, -kawr; Spanish be-tahng-kawrt]
noun
  1. 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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Contemporary Examples of betancourt

  • The deeper reason for this international success, says Hazareesingh, is that Betancourt is a genuine product of two cultures.

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    The Best of Brit Lit

    Peter Stothard

    December 17, 2010

  • And it was this book that Betancourt dreamt of writing while imprisoned.

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    A French Hero's Tale of Survival

    Eric Pape

    September 21, 2010

  • To her surprise, Betancourt has discovered that communicating her experiences directly to her family was impossible.

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    A French Hero's Tale of Survival

    Eric Pape

    September 21, 2010

  • The strikingly blunt 544-page book begins with Betancourt on a mad-dash nighttime run toward escape.

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    A French Hero's Tale of Survival

    Eric Pape

    September 21, 2010

  • Betancourt spoke powerfully about her time in captivity and how thoughts of her family carried her through.

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    DVF Awards Salute Four Extraordinary Women

    The Daily Beast

    March 15, 2010

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