Luis Edgar Devia-Silva (Deceased)

Also known as “Raul Reyes”
Date of Birth:
 09/30/1948
Place of Birth: La Plata, Huila, Colombia
Height: 1.55 meters, Weight: Unknown
Eyes: Brown, Hair: Grey

Luis Edgar DEVIA-Silva, also known as “Raul Reyes” was a Secretariat Member and Advisor to the FARC’s Southern Bloc, which is the most prolific cocaine bloc of the FARC. DEVIA-Silva advocated the expansion of FARC’s cocaine trafficking activities and 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 by Colombian security forces on March 1, 2008.

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