NAME: Clíver Antonio Alcalá Cordones
DOB: November 21, 1961
POB: Tenneco, Cojedes, Venezuela
HAIR COLOR: Bald
EYE COLOR: Brown
SCARS, TATTOOS, OR MARKS: Unknown
Clíver Antonio Alcalá Cordones is a former Major General of the Venezuelan Army, discharged July 5, 2013. He was previously the Commander of the Amazon/Bolivar/Delta Amacuro region and Commander of the Fourth Division (Maracay region) between 2010 and 2012.
Alcalá Cordones participated as a member of the Cartel of the Suns, a Venezuelan drug-trafficking organization comprised of high-ranking Venezuelan officials, in a corrupt and violent narco-terrorism conspiracy with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization. As a leader and manager of the Cartel of the Suns, , Alcalá Cordones coordinated with the FARC in furtherance of the narco-terrorism conspiracy in order to: transport and distribute these large cocaine shipments; benefit from, and cause others to participate in, the provision of heavily armed security to protect the cocaine shipments; cause large quantities of previously-seized cocaine to be sold to drug traffickers in exchange for millions of dollars; interfere with drug-trafficking investigations and pending criminal cases in Venezuela and elsewhere; and help provide the FARC with military-grade weapons, including machineguns, ammunition, rocket launchers, and explosives equipment.
Alcalá Cordones was charged in a March 2020 Southern District of New York federal indictment with conspiracy to commit narco-terrorism, conspiracy to import cocaine, and associated firearms charges in violation of Title 21, U.S. Code, Sections 960a and 963, and Title 18 U.S. Code, Sections 924 and 2.
The U.S. Department of State is offering a REWARD OF UP TO $10 MILLION for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of Clíver Antonio Alcalá Cordones.
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