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Llamada telefónica de las FARC



Hola amigos,                                                                              Llamada telefónica de las FARC
 “Hola, este es el Comandante Morales de las FARC. Estamos tomándonos su finca”. Las FARC es el grupo guerrillero más grande de Colombia.
Ante esto, José y María con su hijo Jorge salieron rápidamente con solo su ropa en sus espaldas.” José estaba llorando ya que renunciaba a su sueño de una finca para poder proveerle un futuro a su hijo “, María intervino mientras me contaban su historia.
José añadió lo siguiente: ”María estaba preñada de nuestro siguiente hijo .La finca comprendía unas hectáreas de café y mucho ganado .Habíamos contratado 20 empleados. Las FARC dijeron que querían reclutar a nuestro hijo de 8 años. Jorge, porque habían notado que era buen trabajador y por tanto sería  un buen soldado”.
 “Las FARC nos encontraron en el pueblo de donde tratamos de escapar. Las FARC enviaron cuatro tipos a su escuela y  dijeron a la escuela que los habíamos enviado a recogerlo. Los vecinos nos avisaron lo que estaba pasando, así que llamamos a la policía, la policía fue y los cuatro tipos se fueron. Gracias a Dios. Desde entonces nos hemos mudado más lejos .Muchos otros campesinos, incluyendo mi papá  han perdido sus fincas así”.

 “Muchas veces los grupos armados me dijeron a mi y a otros campesinos que vayamos al pueblo, a una tienda determinada y preguntemos por un paquete. No teníamos más remedio que cooperar, o si no… . Por supuesto que las FARC estaban extorsionando dinero de sus negocios”.

 “En otra ocasión cuando tenía 16, estaba arriando  ganado mientras Las FARC y los paramilitares se estaban dando bala en las montañas arriba. Llego un momento en que ambos grupos estaban cortando con motosierras campesinos que ellos pensaban estaban ayudando al otro bando, y echándolos al río. Los paramilitares trataron de reclutarme pero yo no quería tener nada que ver con armas. Me hubieran pagado un buen salario”.
 “Cuando yo era joven, la vida era pacífica y buena donde vivíamos. Entonces cuando llego la droga  a nuestras vidas, los campesinos se enriquecieron, vinieron los grupos armados  y los campesinos se vieron acorralados entre los dos. La guerra causa tanto sufrimiento”.
Yo respondí, “Estoy tan contento de que estén hablando en la Habana”. “Yo también”, dijo José.
Entonces después oramos juntos por algunos minutos .No puedo decir cuando, donde o para quien  era esto para su protección, por si las FARC o los paramilitares los encontraran. 
 Gracias por escuchar. Orad por un buen acuerdo de paz para Colombia y cese al fuego.
Paz, Jaime

Nota: esta es la primera de una serie de cartas que espero escribir de mi reciente visita a Colombia.

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