Wednesday, March 16, 2024
By Steven L. Taylor

Via the BBC:  Colombia Farc ‘drug boss’ Oliver Solarte killed

Colombia’s armed forces say they have killed a Farc rebel leader who acted as the group’s main contact with Mexico’s drug cartels.

The rebel known as Oliver Solarte controlled drugs and weapons smuggling operations in southern Colombia, President Juan Manuel Santos said.

He died in an attack on rebel positions near the border with Ecuador.

More via El TiempoCae ‘Oliver Solarte’, gran narco de las Farc

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