Victor Julio Suarez Rojas (Deceased)

Also known as “Jorge Briceno Suarez,” also known as “Mono Jojoy”
Date of Birth: 02/05/1953
Place of Birth: Cabrera, Cundinamarca, Colombia

Victor Julio SUAREZ ROJAS, also known as “Jorge Briceno Suarez,” also known as “Mono Jojoy” was a Secretariat member, the Chief of Military Operations, and served as commander of the Eastern Bloc. 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 authored the written directive commanding FARC members to execute farmers

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