One of Colombia’s most renowned rebel fighters, and the guerrillas’ senior female commander, has surrendered in yet another victory for the US-backed war policy of Oxford-educated President Alvaro Uribe.
Half-starved and wounded Nelly Avila Moreno, better known by her guerrilla alias ‘Karina’, surrendered to the secret police, the DAS, ending one of the legends of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
A glance at Karina shows why she was known as a female ‘Rambo’ in the FARC. She has lost the sight in one eye and has scars on her face from combat. She has lost a breast and has bullet wounds along an arm.
Yet she gave far worse than she got. She was wanted for a battery of charges, among them murder, extortion and kidnapping. She has been linked to a series of massacres in the banana-growing region of Uraba up by the Caribbean Coast, near where she was born. Continue Reading…..
“She has lost the sight in one eye and has scars on her face from combat. She has lost a breast and has bullet wounds along an arm.”
Lord have mercy (smh)
Now this is what I call GANGSTA!!!
If they ever decide to include the word ‘Gangsta’ in to the English Oxford Dictionery, then Nelly Avila Moreno’s photograph should be placed right next to it!