WATCH: 'I clear landmines' - 24-year-old woman risks her life daily

2019-07-13 09:46
The Revoluntionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) and the country's government fought for more than 50 years over land and power.

Landmines from the conflict still cover the countryside.

Paola Sanchez say her job is a "unique task... contributing to the peace process, we are giving back land so that people can work".
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