Juan Rafael Bustillo

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Birthday
31, 1935
Birthplace
El Salvador
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1935 (age 84)
Birthplace
El Salvador

About

Former Salvadoran general and chief of the Air Force of El Salvador who was accused of plotting the execution of six Jesuit priests in 1989. He was charged with crimes against humanity and state terrorism by the Spanish Association for Human Rights in 2009.

Before Fame

He entered the Salvadoran Military Academy in 1954 and quickly made his way up the chain of command.

Trivia

He oversaw the Contras' importation of weapons into Nicaragua, which were paid for by crack cocaine that was being smuggled into the United States.

Family Life

He is the son of John and Elena Toledo Bustillo.

Associated With

He was accused of planning the murder of Oscar Romero.