This is a huge blow against the FARC:
Colombia FARC rebel Mono Jojoy killed – army
Top Colombian FARC rebel commander Mono Jojoy has been killed in combat, an army spokesman said on Thursday.
The death of Mono Jojoy would be severest strike against the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, since two top commanders died in 2008. Mono Jojoy, whose other name was Jorge Briceno, was considered the FARC’s top military chief.
I’ll talk about this in today’s podcast at 11AM Eastern.
Will also add links to news reports during the day.
El ‘Mono Jojoy’ resultó muerto en un operativo militar del Ejército colombiano
Colombian army kills top Farc rebel leader Mono Jojoy
Jorge Briceno aka Mono Jojoy (file image) Mono Jojoy was the senior military commander in the rebel group
One of the most senior leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc) has been killed, say reports.