Nobody is exempt from the threat of kidnapping in Colombia, not the poor, not the young, not the infirm, not the devout. Everyone is a target and often, it is the nameless and the voiceless that are victimized. There is money to be made, no matter how little, from kidnapping even the poor and virtually indigent. But the FARC and their ilk are well aware of the political currency they put in their coffers when they kidnap the wealthy, powerful and influential or when they execute kidnappings on a grand scale.

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