Colombia: Defense Minister resigns amid accusations disguising killings of minors as FARC soldiers

Photo credit: REUTERS/Luisa Gonzalez By BO Staff Writer On Wednesday Guillermo Botero, Colombia’s defense minister, resigned amid accusations by Sen. Roy Barreras of his failure to disclose the killing of seven minors by the Colombian Army on 2 September in the Caqueta region. More specifically, Botero was alleged to have falsely presented the minors as …