Marcos Baquero with his wife
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Colombia's Farc rebels release hostage Marcos Baquero

Colombia's Farc rebel group has released the first of five hostages it has promised to free this week as a gesture of peace to the government.

The hostage, local politician Marcos Baquero, was collected by a Brazilian military helicopter from a secret location in the Colombian jungle.

He had been in captivity for 19 months.

The BBC's Jeremy McDermott reports.

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