The Economist | 9/30/2010 12:00:00 AM
The beginning of the end
September 30--Demise of the FARC’s top killer.
Such doubts were quelled in the most dramatic way possible on September 22nd, when government forces staged a lethal and carefully planned bombing raid that killed Víctor Julio Suárez, the FARC’s senior military commander, who is better known to Colombians by his nickname of “Mono Jojoy”. It was, said Mr Santos, the “most resounding blow against the FARC in its entire history”, and marked the “beginning of the end” of the guerrillas.
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