Antonio García, the second on the ELN command line and Coce member, and Ramiro Vargas, member of COCE, joined on Tuesday the list of chiefs of the armed group with a red circular of Interpol, international arrest warrant.
Of the five ELN leaders, Maxim leader Nicolás Rodríguez Bautista, aka Gabino, and Gustavo Aníbal Giraldo Quinchía, alias Pablito, already had a red circular. guerrillero who has military control over the majority of the armed group and who, due to its relations with drug trafficking, is one of the organization's largest financiers.
Information from the Colombian authorities indicates that both "Pablito", "García" and "Vargas" are on Venezuelan territory.
After an international arrest warrant, the police of the country where the requested person is required to locate and capture them. For this, The question today is whether the Venezuelan authorities will fulfill this obligation or ignore it, which would clarify the support for the ELN from which they were appointed. On Sunday, the Venezuelan National Guard reported that three of its members lost their lives in an operation against ELN.
The only member of the ELN Central Command without an international arrest warrant is "Pablo Beltrán", who was the leader of the guerrilla team in the peace talks and, in this situation, stays in Havana (Cuba) to wait for a possible resumption of dialogues with the current government, which, given the current circumstances, seems increasingly distant.
Among other reasons, the guerrilla group persisted in kidnapping, civilian assassination, and attacks on the Force, although President Duke's condition to resume the peace process was that guerrilla released all the people he had in his country. power. Just a few weeks ago, peace commissioner Miguel Ceballos confirmed that the Northwest Front of ELN is the author of the kidnapping of Amagá's trader, Antioquia, Diana María Toro Vélez, who disappeared on September 27th.
Ceballos also said that Eln's identical position is in the possession of Freddy Arlendy Rangel Cardona. In addition, the alias Pablito was kidnapped in the Venezuelan state of Apure by José Leonardo Ataya Rodríguez and Rafael Andrés Riaño. While these facts are presented and the attacks against civilians continue, ELN ensures that it is ready to resume peace dialogues.
The Prosecutor's Office attributed to the members of this guerrilla group the assassination of three geologists who worked in Antioquia for Canadian mining company Continental Gold. Geologists Laura Flórez, Camilo Tirado and Henry Martinez were attacked on the night of September 20th in Yarumal.