Who was the feared Mono Jojoy?
09/23/2010 11:00 AM
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Víctor Julio Suárez Rojas, also known as Jorge Briceño Suárez, was a high-ranking member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC or FARC-EP), a Colombian guerrilla organization.
Suárez Rojas commanded the Eastern Bloc of the FARC-EP and was a member of the FARC Secretariat.
Suárez Rojas was born in La Uribe, Department of Meta and entered the FARC in 1975 at age 12.
Suárez Rojas was under indictment in the United States for killing three US citizens, terrorism and narcotics trafficking activities. The Colombian government also indicted Suárez Rojas on charges of rebellion, narcotrafficking, terrorism, kidnapping, and extortion, among other crimes.
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