How Colombia plans to turn 32,000 ex-jungle-dwelling guerrillas into useful members of society

Originally posted on Quartz:BOGOTÁ—Neftali Sanabría Cruz joined the FARC in 1998 out of desperation. “Where I’m from, the state just wasn’t around”, he remembers. “The government, the law, was the guerrilla.” Rising through the ranks, he eventually found himself in command of 70 guerrilla fighters in Usme, a neighbourhood on the outskirts of Bogotá.…

http://ujreview.com/2015/05/31/how-colombia-plans-to-turn-32000-ex-jungle-dwelling-guerrillas-into-useful-members-of-society/

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