U.S. Mom: Chavez Only Hope for My Hostage Son

Three U.S. contractors are still being held hostage by FARC guerrillas.

ByABC News
February 12, 2008, 6:31 PM

Feb. 13, 2008— -- The mother of U.S. military contractor Marc Gonsalves -- held prisoner in a Colombian jungle prison for the past five years -- says for the first time in a long time she has a sense of hope; one that came with the December release of two female hostages through the intervention of a Colombian senator and Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.