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Colombia Dismantles Urabeños Drug Plane Network

Colombia Dismantles Urabeños Drug Plane Network

Authorities in Colombia have captured the leaders of a network that allegedly trafficked cocaine via plane for criminal organization the Urabeños, a reminder of the group's ability to move large quantities of drugs despite a sustained government offensive against them.  Read More

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The Urabeños, also known as the Gaitanista Self-Defense Forces, are one of the most ambitious, ruthless and aggressively expansionist of Colombia's drug trafficking organizations. One of a number of groups made up of former mid-level paramilitary leaders, they have caused homicide rates to skyrocket wherever they have appeared.

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