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Mono Jojoy

Deceased FARC leader Mono Jojoy

Informant who Helped Kill FARC Leader Waiting for US Reward

A Colombian informant, who reportedly played a key role in the stealth operation to pass a guerrilla commander a pair of orthopedic boots that led to his death, is...

Ex-Hostage Claims FARC Suffering HIV Epidemic

A Colombian Army sargent who was held for nearly 12 years as a FARC hostage releases a book in which he claims that many rebels have contracted HIV, and that alias...

FARC’s ‘Doctor’ Asserts Command in East Colombia

Colombian police claim to have arrested the FARC guerrilla responsible for finances and drug smuggling operations across the country’s Eastern Plains and into...

2010 Trends and Stories About Organized Crime in the Americas

The year 2010 saw a series of major successes in the governments' attempts to fight organized crime. From Mexico to Colombia, several top level criminals were...

Slain FARC Leader Talks Peace in Video

In this interview, just twenty days before his death in September, Jorge Briceño Suarez, alias "Mono Jojoy," the legendary military commander of the Revolutionary...

FARC Escalate Attacks In Southern Colombia

At least twelve police officers and soldiers have been killed since Tuesday in attacks by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colomba (FARC). The guerrillas may be...

FARC Respond to Commander’s Death

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have released a public statement in reaction to the death of their top military commander, "Mono...

Top FARC Leader ‘Mono Jojoy’ Dead

In what President Juan Manuel Santos called the most important strike ever against the FARC, top military commander Jorge Briceño, alias "Mono Jojoy," died...

Victor Julio Suarez Rojas, alias ‘Mono Jojoy’

Until his death in September 2010, Victor Julio Suarez Rojas, alias "Mono Jojoy," was the top military commander of Colombian rebel group the FARC, head of the...

37 Dead from Guerrilla Attacks in September

September has been one of the bloodiest months on record in recent years for Colombia's armed forces with guerrilla ambushes taking the lives of 37 security forces...