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Colombia to Extradite Suspect to Venezuela, not US

In an unprecedented gesture of diplomacy, Colombian officials have announced that an alleged Venezuelan drug trafficker arrested earlier this year will be...
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South American Drug Trafficking Organizations Increasingly Looking to Europe

In what amounts to a significant shift in distribution networks, South American gangs are increasingly buying used jets, loading them with cocaine and flying them...
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Colombian Military Kills 13 Insurgents in Major Blow to FARC’s Drug Operations

The Colombian daily El Tiempo reports that elements of the Colombian Army, Police and Air Force carried out a joint operation early Monday morning, killing...
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8 Insurgents Killed, FARC Control Threatened in Arauca

A clash between government forces and FARC guerrillas near the Venezuelan border left four soldiers and eight insurgents dead, reports the Colombian daily El...
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Colombia, Venezuela to Prepare Joint Anti-Narcotics Treaty

Colombia's Defense Minister, Rodrigo Rivera, announced that he would meet on November 19th with the Venezuelan Minister of the Interior, Tarek El Aissami, to...
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‘Urban displacement’ Rises in Medellín by 72 Percent

In Medellin, once the epicenter of the country’s drug-fueled conflict, violence is again on the...
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Former Colombian President Subpoenaed in US Federal Court

Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe has been subpoenaed by a US federal court to testify about his knowledge of the activities of US coal company Drummond,...
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ELN Leader Calls for Constitutional Assembly

Nicolás Rodríguez Bautista, alias Gabino, the top leader of the National Liberation Army reappeared to call for a Constitutional Assembly just as many analysts...
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Verdad Abierta on Gold Mining and Conflict

Colombian publications Verdad Abierta website and its partner Semana magazine have published an article looking at the ways unlicensed gold mining is feeding the...