March 28, 2012 in Features

Betancourt speaks at Gonzaga tonight

From staff reports
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Ingrid Betancourt, the Colombian presidential candidate who was held captive for six years in the jungle, gives a talk tonight at GU’s McCarthey Athletic Center.
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Ingrid Betancourt, the Colombian presidential candidate held captive for six years, will speak at Gonzaga University tonight.

The GU Presidential Speaker Series hosts Betancourt, an international peace and justice advocate. Her talk is titled: “Even silence has an end: My six years of captivity in the Colombian jungle.”

The event will be held at 7 p.m. at McCarthey Athletic Center on the GU campus.

Ticket prices are as follows: general admission, $10; seniors, $7; students and educators, $5.

Tickets are available online at Gonzaga’s Presidential Speaker Series website or at the McCarthey Athletic Center ticket office window from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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