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Colombia Dismantles Urabeños Cocaine Trafficking Network

Colombia Dismantles Urabeños Cocaine Trafficking Network

The recent bust of a drug trafficking network linked to the Urabeños criminal organization exemplifies the type of increased pressure Colombia's security forces are set to apply on organized crime as the FARC rebel group prepares to exit the conflict.

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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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