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FARC Planned Kidnappings Throughout Latin America

Emails mined from a computer of a slain leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) show the guerrillas intended to kidnap businessmen in various...
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WikiLeaks: Mexican Groups Now Control European Drug Routes

A U.S. government cable from Madrid, Spain, released by the whistle-blower site WikiLeaks and republished by InSight, says the Mexican criminal organizations now...
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6,000 Demobilized Paramilitaries have Returned to Crime

A report from Colombia's National Commission for Reparation and Reconciliation (CNNR) this week says 6,000 demobilized members of the right-wing paramilitary groups...
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Officials Discover FARC Arms Cache in Western Colombia

Police in the western coastal city of Buenaventura on Wednesday discovered a sizeable arms and munitions cache used by the Western Front of the Revolutionary Armed...
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Colombia’s Counter-Drug Efforts Increasingly Complicated by Landmines

As drug trafficking organizations make aerial eradication more difficult, authorities must rely on manual eradication, in which they are vulnerable to sniper...
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Slain FARC Leader Talks Peace in Video

In this interview, just twenty days before his death in September, Jorge Briceño Suarez, alias "Mono Jojoy," the legendary military commander of the Revolutionary...
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Small-time Dealers Hit Hardest by Colombian, Mexican Policy

The penalties for drug offenses in Colombia and Mexico do not successfully target large-scale traffickers, says a report released...
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Verdad Abierta: 2010 Most Violent Year Since AUC Demobilization

An analysis by the think tank Verdad Abierta says that the largest criminal bands in Colombia, including the ERPAC, Rastrojos, Urabeños, Paisas and Aguilas Negras,...
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WikiLeaks: ‘Smear Campaign’ Against Colombia Top Cop

Colombian Police Commander General Oscar Naranjo complained that a former Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) informant and drug traffickers in Miami were...