ELITE COMMANDO (Comando Élite) is a series of “Historical Fiction” inspired on the book “Objetivo 4” written by renowned author German Castro Caycedo and based on other investigations that narrates the courageous dedication to service and human talent of the police force that manage to surrender powerful criminals who seem invincible. COLONEL SARAVIA – Chief of Intelligence and Special Operations of the Secret Police – he is in charge of leading this commando, made up of the most exclusive group of analysts, jungle men and secret agents. When he loses his son in a terrorists attack executed by the Colombian guerrilla, Saravia will do everything possible to save his marriage, while he must risk everything to capture the country's most powerful criminals. To find each one of these criminals, Saravia has a specialized team of analysts that process data from informants, media and undercover agents.The risk of the undercover agents who have separated from their loved ones to infiltrate guerrilla camps, paramilitary units and criminal gangs under the most amazing figures. Each one of them will play a different role depending on each mission. They become guerrillas, peasants, models and even witches, all with the sole aim of penetrating the armor of each criminal organization. In the middle of that, police officers fall in love with wrong people, they have to overcome their biggest fears and forget who they are to avoid be discovered. The latest technology and cleverness of the Secret Police, coordination with the National Army, converge in this police series to capture the most dangerous criminals of our time: MARTIN SOMBRA, “The FARC warden” famous for keeping political hostages as prisoners; THE TWINS, who managed a criminal band and trafficked with drugs; EL PAISA, head of the FARC that extorts and cultivates terror in Antioquia, directly responsible for the kidnapping and homicide of Antioquia’s governor Guillermo Gaviria and nine more hostages; DON MARIO, leader of the most armed criminal band, accountable for huge international drug trafficking operations; as well as other important national security cases like: “MONO JOJOY”, “CUCHILLO”, and the guns trafficker aka “EL ARMERO”. Episode by episode, the spectacular stories behind the capture of the most powerful delinquents take place, as they escape and commit crime through Colombian geography. Satellite locations, electronic devices, criminal psychology, chases, and unbelievable hideouts, will make each Objective a thrilling mission filled with vertigo.
PRODUCTION MANAGER: JUAN DIEGO VILLEGAS.
PRODUCER: CLAUDIA FACIO-LINCE.
GENERAL DIRECTOR: JORGE ALÍ TRIANA / RODRIGO TRIANA.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DANIEL MOURE / LUISA VIVIANA OROZCO.
SCRIPTS: VERÓNICA TRIANA / FABIO RUBIANO.
ART DIRECTOR: ANGELIA PEREA PÉREZ.
PHOTOGRAPHY DIRECTOR: ANDRÉS FELIPE GUTIERREZ / RAUL GRANADA.
PRODUCTION MANAGER: MARIA LUZ VENEGAS / ENRIQUE AFANADOR.
FIELD PRODUCER: VICTOR PENAGOS / JHON ANGARITA.
PRODUCER OF ART: EDGAR HERNANDEZ.
MAKEUP DESIGN: ALEXANDRA GARIBELLO / VIVIAN SALER.
COSTUME DESIGN: CONSUELO SIERRA.
DIGITAL EFFECTS: 1-1 ONCE.
DIT: LAURA CAMILA CORTEZ / GERMAN LAMBARRI.
SOUND: LEONEL PEDRAZA / JAIRO VARGAS.
DURATION: 84 x 60
OCCUPATION: CHIEF OF THE DRUG DEALING BAND “LAS AUTODEFENSAS GAITANISTAS DE COLOMBIA” Daniel Rendon Herrera A.K.A. “Don Mario” starts his criminal career in the Oriental Llanos region, as the head of the squadron “Centauros” of the renowned AUC. He handles certain activities that include the international cocaine drug trafficking, extortions and assassinations. In 2006, he and his brother Freddy Rendon Herrera A.k.a “El Aleman” surrender along with the block Elmer Cardenas of the self-called AUC, but later both abandoned the peace and justice process. In 2008, Daniel Rendon Herrera is considered the biggest drug dealer in the northern part of the country with a criminal band that extends into the region of Uraba, the lower Cauca in Antioquia, Cordoba, the Atlantic Coast, Nariño and south of Bolivar.
OCCUPATION: THIRD LEADER AND FINANCE CHIEF OF THE 34TH BATTALION OF THE FARC A fugitive, ¨El Paisa” is the third leader and finance chief of the 34th battalion of the FARC forces. Aicardo is responsible for over four hundred kidnappings and five hundred homicides at the northwestern side of Colombia. He is directly responsible for the homicide of Antioquia’s governor Guillermo Gaviria and of the former Secretary of Defense Gilberto Echeverry as well as nine army officers kidnapped in 2003. As a member of this group for over two decades, the experience and history acquired generate a level of respect from the other felons. He has eccentric tastes, is obsessive about his personal care, and addicted to high level prostitutes. His life´s obsession is money; he does not hesitate on ordering the death of anyone that refuses to pay his extortions.
THE TWINS Manuel is the mastermind of the criminal band “Los Nevados”. He is in charge of organizing the logistic and transnational operations of drug trafficking. As a crew member of ships on trips to Europe and North America, he makes his firsts contacts with drug dealers in New York City. He quickly gains recognition and the opportunity to open routes from Colombia’s Atlantic coast to the United States and Europe. Together with his brother Hector Miguel, became the leader of the Vencedores of Arauca paramilitary division, made up of almost 500 men. Both of them are accused of being the owners of 35 million dollars seized by the police in two apartments in Bogotá in 2001, to the date, the biggest confiscation of money found in the Capital of Colombia. While Manuel is robust, addicted to food and luxury cars; his brother Hector is a little more athletic, aggressive nature and a womanizer.
OCCUPATION: MEN OF THE JUNGLE COMMANDER RANK: MAJOR Fierro is a tireless worker, with a strong character designed for war. After the death of Captain Correa, Fierro takes his place and becomes the commander of the Jungle Men. Despite being a man of war that is usually submerged in operatives fighting, he has a striking physical very attractive to women. Fierro feels his life is missing something, maybe the company of a partner, which leads him to a profound attraction to analyst Mariela.
OCCUPATION: SECRET INTELLIGENCE AGENT RANK: LIEUTENANT Sarah finds the conventional life boring. She never played with dolls, doesn´t conceive a life of marriage, is not a friend of the kitchen and dislikes gossip. While she is extremely sexy, she doesn’t care much about her physical appearance. However, she has a scar that even though it is not visible at first, fills her with insecurity. A fan of adrenaline, she loves the sensation of danger that emerges as she infiltrates the most dangerous criminal organizations in order to capture criminals. She is one of the most respected undercover agents that knows how to keep a low profile perfectly using her charms according to what suits the situation. Sarah has the ability to detect with ease the physiological weaknesses of her adversaries by identifying their mental structures, which allows her to obtain the information needed. She battles for independence and loves her work. She won her reputation with hard work that result in amazing outcomes. Sarah can transform, in a matter of seconds, from complete calmness to a raging tiger.
OCCUPATION: SECRET INTELLIGENCE AGENT RANK: LIEUTENANT David Aguirre is an undercover agent for Intelligence, whose mission is to infiltrate criminal bands using his amazing chameleon-like skills. Aguirre is willing to surrender his own life in order to accomplish his objectives. An idealist at heart, he believes that there can be a better nation where Human Rights are respected and is committed to the cause without losing hope in his dream. Aguirre is irreverent, versatile, fearless and able to adapt to all environments and situations that emerge. He prefers big complex cases that feed his endless thirst for adrenaline. His weakness is his love for women, of all types, since he has no preference. His charming and confident personality makes him, without effort, irresistible to women.
OCCUPATION: COMMANDER OF THE JUNGLE MEN RANK: CAPTAIN Correa is a war machine whose obsession lies in leading a group of physically powerful and mentally gifted soldiers. He is visceral, impulsive, pragmatic and does not complicate himself with sentimentalism or protocols. He is obsessed with respect to Human Rights and upholds that capturing a criminal alive is worth a hundred times more than a dead one. Correa has spent half of his life in the mountains and does not like to use civilian clothes or crowded events. He admires the sharpness and experience of Colonel Saravia whom he considers a worthy rival and shares a friendship since the Police Academy.
OCCUPATION: ANALYST RANK: SUB LIEUTENANT Sub Lieutenant Mariela Ramirez started working for Elite Commando the day the operation against Martin Sombra began as the assistant to Captain Torres in the Police Intelligence Analysis Unit. Ramirez´s humble beginnings do not interfere with her impeccable talent and unending dedication, as she was able to pave her way into the police force. She is quick, honest and intuitive and is able to find clues that are almost impossible to discover for the other analysts. Her excellent performance earned her the trust of Colonel Saravia, which makes Captain Torres feel envy; it will gradually develop into a mutual attraction. Saravia will hire her as Analyst Chief next to Luis Carlos, who must learn to share his duties with her.
OCCUPATION: ANALYST RANK: CAPTAIN Torres embodies the prototype of the perfect analyst, with an extraordinary memory accompanied with a meticulous personality. Due to this, he knows perfectly the information on the data files of the Intelligence Unit. He has the ability to specify dates, names, places, exact location and events with outstanding precision. His approach to life is conservative and somewhat elitist as he feels superior to the other police officers, whom he considers too ordinary and rude. To the eyes of society, he is happily married to Ximena, his longtime girlfriend and the doctor for the police force, but his life is not as appears to be, given the fact that Torres no longer loves Ximena, and yet she is unaware of this.
OCCUPATION: PSYCHOLOGIST IN THE ANALYSIS UNIT RANK: CAPTAIN Captain Arciniegas has a high understanding of the mind due to her years of experience working with the police force, where she analyses the minds of criminals and provides psychological treatment to the police officers of the Elite Commando. Her mentality is exceptionally rational and always appears to have things under control, but in reality, she is more sensitive than what she seems. Arciniegas studied psychology at a prestigious university in Bogotá, and has a Master´s Degree in police psychology and in criminal psychology from institutions abroad. She is passionate about human behavior and plunges into the depths of the complicated minds of criminals. She is also responsible for dealing with undercover agents before and after missions.
OCCUPATION: CHIEF OF INTELLIGENCE AND SPECIAL OPERATIONS RANK: COLONEL Head of Intelligence and creator of the Elite Commando, he is the only one with faculty to control the complex information provided by the analysts, the undercover agents and informants. With a sharp and clever mind and a sophisticated instinct to decrypt and anticipate the criminal minds. He is an extraordinary strategist who is able to sacrifice everything to uphold justice and maintain national security. He is passionate about tango music, a conservative and traditional man; thus, his family and marriage are sacred to him. However, he starts losing control since the death of his son Santiago, who dies victim from a terrorist attack on the day of his graduation from the Military University; where he was designed to receive his rank as an army officer. From this moment on, Saravia establishes the battle against terrorism as the premise that guides his life in order to ensure that no one else shares his unfortunate fate.