03 de marzo de 2008
BOGOTA, Colombia -- (AP) -- Colombia's police chief says documents recovered from the computer of a rebel leader killed in Ecuador reveal that the guerrillas sent money to Hugo Chávez when he was a jailed coup leader before being elected Venezuela's president.
Gen. Oscar Naranjo said Monday that the files were recovered from a laptop owned by the rebel known as Raul Reyes, who was killed Saturday in an operation by Colombian commandos and air force planes just over the border in Ecuador.
''A note recovered from Raul Reyes speaks of how grateful Chavez was for the 100 million pesos that the FARC delivered to Chávez when he was in prison,'' Naranjo told a news conference.
Chávez was jailed from 1992 to 1994 for his role in a failed coup.