"Women of 2008" - Ingrid Betancourt
In early July, the president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, Ingrid Betancourt proposed as the next Nobel Peace Prize. If the Swedish academy finally granted him the honour to be seen, but the truth is that, anyway, decoration is not short to Betancourt.
The Franco-Colombian has been appointed by the Gorbachev Foundation "Woman of the Year Protected content , and receive on 26 October this institution around the former Soviet president the award. His service to democracy, freedom and tolerance are identified as reasons for the election.
And the European Parliament could pronounce the next December 17 the name of Betancourt: politics is next to the Dalai Lama, among the nominees Sakharov Prize awarded to this institution Community merit in defending freedom of expression and the human rights.