Narcotics Rewards Program

Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs


Guillermo Leon Saenz-Vargas

Also known as "Alfonso Cano"
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth: Bogota, Colombia
Height: Unknown, Weight: Unknown
Eyes: Unknown, Hair: Brown

Guillermo Leon SAENZ-Vargas, also known as "Alfonso Cano" was a Secretariat Member and Advisor to the Western and Central Joint Command. He set the FARC’s cocaine policies directing and controlling (i) the production, manufacture, and distribution of hundreds of tons of cocaine to the United States and the world; (ii) the "taxation" of the drug trade in Colombia to raise funds for the FARC; and, (iii) the murder of hundreds of people who violated or interfered with the FARC’s cocaine policies. He was killed during a Colombian Government operation in November 2011.