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Two hostages freed by Colombian rebels have landed in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, where dozens of their friends and family carrying flowers clapped and embraced them.

The pair are Consuelo Gonzalez, a Colombian politician who had been in custody for more than 6 years, and Clara Rojas, an aide to fellow hostage and former Colombian presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt. The rebels have not agreed to release Betancourt.

Rojas kissed her white-haired mother, who was using a walker and wearing a cross on a necklace. Read full article »

CNN's Karl Penhaul contributed to this report.

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