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5/6/14

JJ Rendon and narco cash

An impressive scandal has hit Colombia, just a couple of weeks before the Presidential election round one (we'll get a second round, worry not). Last night President Juanma Santos accepted the resignation of his cheif campaign advisor, JJ Rendón, due to widely reported press accusations he took a "personal donation" (I think that's the phrase they use) of U$12m from narcotraffickers.

And yes, this is the very same JJ Rendón that has been at the throat of the Venezuela government for years, with too many examples to offer in a short post but just as one, that wonderful "Hugo Chávez is alive and well" attempt at government destabilization in Spetember last year. 

He seems nice.