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Colombian revolutionaries swap Marx for Rolex

By Hannah Stone  


Joyful news? The Farc's second in command was killed in last week's bombing raid

You know something is wrong with a Marxist insurgency when its slain leader is found wearing a $13,000 gold Rolex. So the discovery last week of the body of “Mono Jojoy”—second in command of Colombia’s notorious left-wing guerrilla group the Farc—along with the “Submariner Date” Rolex watch he was wearing, prompts some obvious conclusions. Made from steel and gold, this was a watch which could be submerged in water up to a depth…

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