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Argentina Approves Extradition of Colombia Capo 'Mi Sangre'

Argentina Approves Extradition of Colombia Capo 'Mi Sangre'

Argentina approved the extradition of top Colombian drug lord "Mi Sangre" to the United States, creating speculation as to what information he may offer US drug officials and why he is not first being sent to his home country of Colombia.

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Urabeños

Urabeños

The Urabeños -- also known as Clan Usuga -- 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 are one of the last Colombian criminal groups with a truly national presence.

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Sinaloa Cartel-Urabeños Money Laundering Network Discovered in Colombia

Sinaloa Cartel-Urabeños Money Laundering Network Discovered in Colombia

Colombian authorities have arrested members of a network that laundered drug payments between Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel and Colombian criminal organization the Urabeños, providing insight into the small-scale strategies used by...

The 'Last Capo' of Medellin and Evolution of the 'Oficina'

The 'Last Capo' of Medellin and  Evolution of the 'Oficina'

Colombia has heralded the capture of the "last great capo" of Medellin mafia the "Oficina de Envigado," but such labels no longer match the reality of an evolved criminal network...

Report Sketches Venezuela's Organized Crime Landscape

Report Sketches Venezuela's Organized Crime Landscape

A new report offers insights into where organized crime is most concentrated in Venezuela, but without more data from government agencies the country's criminal landscape remains shrouded in uncertainty.