Gen. Jaime Lasprilla Villamizar, a Colombian army chief relieved of duties following a scathing report on the summary killing of almost 3,000 peasants, quietly resurfaced in his nation’s embassy in the U.S., to the ire of rights groups. In photo, Lasprilla waves after being appointed army commander in Bogota, Colombia, Feb. 18, 2014.
Gen. Jaime Lasprilla Villamizar, a Colombian army chief relieved of duties following a scathing report on the summary killing of almost 3,000 peasants, quietly resurfaced in his nation’s embassy in the U.S., to the ire of rights groups. In photo, Lasprilla waves after being appointed army commander in Bogota, Colombia, Feb. 18, 2014. Fernando Vergara AP
Gen. Jaime Lasprilla Villamizar, a Colombian army chief relieved of duties following a scathing report on the summary killing of almost 3,000 peasants, quietly resurfaced in his nation’s embassy in the U.S., to the ire of rights groups. In photo, Lasprilla waves after being appointed army commander in Bogota, Colombia, Feb. 18, 2014. Fernando Vergara AP

Why was this Colombian general posted to his country’s Washington embassy?

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