Yolanda Pulecio

Politician

1939 –

27

Who is Yolanda Pulecio?

Yolanda Pulecio Vélez also known as "Mamá Yolanda" is a Colombian former beauty queen turned politician, former member of the Congress of Colombia and diplomat. Pulecio married former minister of finance and diplomat Gabriel Betancourt. Pulecio is the mother of Astrid Betancourt and French-Colombian politician Ingrid Betancourt who spent six and a half years in captivity after being kidnapped by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia until July 2 when she was rescued by the Colombian Armed Forces in Operation Jaque, 2008.

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Born
Dec 31, 1939
Bogotá
Also known as
  • Mamá Yolanda
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Catholicism
Profession
Lived in
  • Bogotá

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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