A blog about politics, science, archaeology, human evolution, jazz, culture, and the meaning of life by Michael Balter, a journalist and journalism professor based in Paris and New York (aka The Blog for People Who Don't Have Time to Read Blogs.)
Wednesday, July 2, 2008
Ingrid Betancourt rescued!
Along with 14 other hostages. Truly cause for celebration. More thoughts soon, but here is some background on Betancourt and her kidnapping from the BBC.
I am an anthropology, archaeology, and animal cognition writer with 20 years' experience covering these fields for Science, Audubon, Scientific American, and other publications. I also cover sexual misconduct for The Verge.
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