NAME: Seuxis Pausias Hernández Solarte
ALIASES: Jesus Santrich
DOB: July 30, 1966
POB: Toluviejo, Colombia
NATIONALITY: Colombian
CITIZENSHIP: Colombian
HEIGHT: 5’5”
WEIGHT: 175 lbs
HAIR COLOR: Black
EYE COLOR: Brown
SCARS, TATTOOS, OR MARKS: Unknown

Seuxis Pausias Hernández Solarte, a/k/a “Jesús Santrich,” has been a member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization, since approximately 1991. Hernández Solarte was a member of the FARC’s Central High Command, which was the FARC’s second-highest leadership body.

Hernández Solarte participated in a corrupt and violent narco-terrorism conspiracy between the FARC and the Cartel of the Suns, a Venezuelan drug-trafficking organization comprised of high-ranking Venezuelan officials.  Hernández Solarte met with leaders and associates of the Cartel of the Suns in furtherance of the narco-terrorism conspiracy in order to: establish a FARC camp near Apure, Venezuela, where the FARC could process cocaine and arrange for multi-ton kilogram shipments of cocaine to the United States. In August 2019, Hernández Solarte announced in a videotaped statement that he and other former FARC leaders were beginning a “new phase” of its “armed struggle” that he characterized as a “continuation of the rebel fight.”

Hernández Solarte was charged on March 5, 2020, in a 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, United States Code, Sections 960a and 963, and Title 18 United States Code, Sections 924 and 2. In addition, Hernández Solarte remains a fugitive on a 2018 federal drug-trafficking indictment in the Southern District of New York.

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 Seuxis Paucis Hernández Solarte, a/k/a “Jesús Santrich.”

If you have information and are located outside of the United States, please contact the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. If in the United States, please contact the local Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) office in your city. 

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U.S. Department of State

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