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RawFeed: The Evolution of the Drug Submarine

Following the discovery in February of Colombia’s first fully submersible “narco-submarine,” built by drug cartels to ship cocaine through the Pacific to the...
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Ecuador Busts Alleged FARC Firearms Factory

Last Wednesday Ecuador dismantled a weapons factory in Quito allegedly supplying arms to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias...
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InSight Map: Conflict and Colombia’s Gold Rush

A report from the New York Times published Friday examines the way that gold mining in northern Colombia, particularly the department of Antioquia, is providing an...
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UN, US Coca Figures Show Limits of Monitoring Cultivation

Large discrepancies in coca cultivation figures cited by the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) and the U.S. State Department draw...
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Sinaloa Cartel Expands Influence in Colombia

Colombia officials announced a joint international effort with U.S. officials intending to locate three middlemen allegedly working for Sinaloa Cartel leader...
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InSight Map: Arms Trafficking in Bogota

The black market for firearms in Bogota made profits of approximately $4.9 million between 2009 and 2010, according to city officials. InSight has developed a map...
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InSight: Colombia’s Land Reform Plan Targets Trouble Spots

Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos has been widely praised for his grand plan to return swathes of land to the country’s massive population of internal...
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RawFeed: WikiLeaks Casts Old Light on New Problem

WikiLeaks is a curious, multilayered beast. On the surface, the diplomatic cables reveal "secrets." But perhaps more importantly, they give us context and meaning...
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Rebels, BACRIMs Ally in Northern Santander

Leftist guerrilla groups are allying with neo-paramilitary bands in Northern Santander, a state where these rival groups once battled fiercely for territory. These...