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Link between Sinaloa Cartel and Colombia Arrested

The arrest of an intermediary between the Sinaloa Cartel and Colombia's Rastrojos and the FARC, sheds light on the extensive business connections between Mexico and...
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Brief: FARC in Venezuela? Depends on What You Mean

In an interview with the radio station La FM in Colombia, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that leftist guerrillas operate in Venezuela but do not have...
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Brief: ELN Talks Peace

On April 16, the National Liberation Army (Ejercito de Liberacion Nacional - ELN) released a statement on their website, Voices of Colombia, referring again to...
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Colombia’s President Clashes with Old Guard

From Colombia there is news of the latest feud over security issues between President Juan Manuel Santos and high ranking officials from the previous...
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Cables Highlight Panama’s Weakness While FARC Threaten Border

A series of WikiLeaks cables paints a grim picture of Panama’s capacity to respond to the increasingly aggressive FARC rebels, who have found refuge in the swamps...
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Head of the Once-Mighty Machos Surrenders

The leader of the decimated Machos, a group once responsible for shipping hundreds of tons of cocaine to the US, has surrendered, while his bitter rivals, the...
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Colombia Praises Venezuela’s Efforts To Remove FARC

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos told Television Española that the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Revolucionarias Armadas de Colombia -...
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FARC’s ‘Doctor’ Asserts Command in East Colombia

Colombian police claim to have arrested the FARC guerrilla responsible for finances and drug smuggling operations across the country’s Eastern Plains and into...
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FARC Turn to War of Militias

An article in Cali’s El Pais looks at how the FARC are increasingly using militia networks, rather than full-time regular guerrilla units, to launch attacks on the...