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Listen: Corrupt Colombia Judges Discuss Trading Favors

Listen: Corrupt Colombia Judges Discuss Trading Favors

In the latest twist in a corruption scandal that has rocked Colombia's justice system, the former head of the Constitutional Court was revealed to have asked "nasty" favors of a judge allegedly linked to drug trafficking group the Urabeños. Read More

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Urabeños

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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