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Colombia Takes Down Another Oficina de Envigado Leader

Colombia Takes Down Another Oficina de Envigado Leader

Colombia has captured one of the Oficina de Envigado's last remaining leaders, dealing a major blow to an organization that traces its roots back to the Medellin Cartel and has served as the criminal counterweight to the Urabeños. Read More

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Urabeños

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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