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Still a Hostage

Still a Hostage

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Juan Carlos LeCompte, husband of Colombian ex-presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, abducted by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), shows pictures of Ingrid's children Lorenzo and Melanie Delloye. Source: Getty Images/AFP hide caption

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Two of the hostages held for years by ColumbianColombian rebels are reportedly on their way home. Hugo Chavez, the President of Venezuela, said today that he talked with Clara Rojas and Consuelo Gonzalez, and that both are free after almost six years in the jungles of ColumbiaColombia. Conspicuously absent in the release is Ingrid Betancourt. She's a former presidential candidate in ColumbiaColombia, who was kidnapped while campaigning with Rojas. Betancourt's husband has agreed to talk to us on the show today. Juan Carlos Lecompte will try to describe what life has been like these past six years, and if today's release might be a new sign of hope for him and their two children.