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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...
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InSight: FARC Commander Will be Killed, Promises President

The Colombian security forces know where the FARC's top commander is hiding and will not hesitate to kill him, the president has stated, amid rumors that alias...
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Former Colombian Cartel Members: A New Home in Bolivia?

Bolivian police suspect that former members of the Norte Del Valle Cartel have infiltrated their borders, following the dismantling of the Colombian organization in...