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Alfonso Cano

FARC Names New Chief

AP | LIBARDO CARDONA | Posted 01.15.2012 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia's main rebel group announced Tuesday that it has named a successor to its leader, who was killed in combat this mont...

Courage and Common Ground

Jack Leslie | Posted 01.09.2012 | World
Jack Leslie

Before dinner started, President Santos pulled me aside, and in a hushed but excited tone, told me that he was "95 percent sure" that his military forces had a few hours earlier killed Alfonso Cano, the leader of FARC and Colombia's most wanted terrorist.

Profile: Alfonso Cano

AP | VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 01.05.2012 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — Alfonso Cano was a bespectacled middle-class intellectual who rose from chief ideologist to maximum leader of the Revolutiona...

Top Leader Of Colombia's Main Rebel Group Killed, Say Authorities

AP | LIBARDO CARDONA AND CESAR GARCIA | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

BOGOTA, Colombia — President Juan Manuel Santos on Saturday called on fighters of Latin America's only major rebel force to accept the killing o...