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Robeiro, 26, was born in Toribio-Colombia, when he turned 18 he joined the Colombian military and served for 6 years, he returned home afterwards and with some money saving from his service he started his first marijuana field.
Months after the same government military he worked for knocked on his door telling, they pointed guns at him and told him they were going to burn down the marijuana field, Robeiro needed to save the harvest because with the income he makes out of it he manages to feed his own family, his parents and 2 cousins.
Robeiro offered 1 million pesos to the military to leave him and his family alone, a couple months after they returned and burnt the place down, "they were firing to our feet and humiliating us because we were trying to save the harvest" said Robeiro. Afterwards in National press the military said they've taken around 15 thousand million Colombian pesos from FARC guerrilla armed group.
Robeiro does not work for the guerrilla or sells marijuana to them but he still was defined as one. "This happens very often, the military come to the mountain looking for guerrillas or Narcos and shoot at us when we're nothing but farmers". Robeiro still grows marijuana and supports his family with it.