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Carlos Mario Jimenez

Carlos Mario Jimenez Naranjo aka "Macaco" or Javier Montanez is a Colombian former drug lord and paramilitary leader. Jimenez was a member of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC) paramilitary group which demobilized between 2005 and 2007. Jimenez ordered the assassination of numerous people in the region of the Santander and North Santander specially in the city of Barrancabermeja where his organization confronted and defeated the National Liberation Army (ELN) for the control of the territory. Jimenez was the commander in chief of the Central Bolivar Bloc of the AUC.

Jimenez was first captured by Colombian authorities in January 2002 at El Dorado International Airport arriving in a flight from Venezuela. Jimenez was then wanted for homicide and concert to commit crimes. Colombian intelligence service Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad (DAS) classified Jimenez as third in command of the AUC and personal collaborator of Carlos Castano.

After being released from prison, Jimenez seek refugee in the southern region of the Department of Bolivar where he began to control clandestine airstrips and cocaine laboratories.

Related websites

El Universal: Lista extradicion de Macaco

El Pais (Colombia): El Presidente autorizo extradicion de 'Macaco'

El Colombiano: Macaco, uno de los negociadores de las Auc

El Colombiano: Macaco, uno de los negociadores de las Auc

Fuerza Aerea Colombiana: "Macaco" aun delinquia desde Itagui


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