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Top FARC Leader ‘Mono Jojoy’ Dead

In what President Juan Manuel Santos called the most important strike ever against the FARC, top military commander Jorge Briceño, alias "Mono Jojoy," died...
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Colombia Arms Trafficking Ring Included Ex-Police, Witch

With occasional advice from a "witch," a group of police and military officials sold arms to the FARC's 48th Front, Colombian news media is...
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Network of ‘Rastrojos’, ‘Oficina’ Arrested in Cartagena

Colombian authorities arrested 20 people in 4 different cities in Colombia who formed part of a network that helped send upwards of 700 kilos of cocaine per month...
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Alleged ‘Rastrojos’ Throw Grenade, Kill Two

Suspected members of the Rastrojos criminal gang threw a grenade at a small store in Tumaco, a city along the Pacific Coast known for being a depot and...
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6 Navy Arrested for Connection to ‘Rastrojos’

Six members of Colombia's navy were arrested on charges of helping the criminal gang known as the Rastrojos, the Associated Press reported. The men were arrested on...
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37 Dead from Guerrilla Attacks in September

September has been one of the bloodiest months on record in recent years for Colombia's armed forces with guerrilla ambushes taking the lives of 37 security forces...
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Criminals Control Mercury Mines in Cordoba

Emerging Criminal Groups or BACRIM's are overrunning mercury mines in Córdoba and Antioquia, President Juan Manuel Santos announced. The mines are contaminated the...
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Luciano Marín Arango, alias ‘Iván Márquez’

Luciano Marin Arango, alias “Iván Márquez,” was a member of the FARC Secretariat. He is widely considered to have been one of the main political and...
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8 Security Forces Dead in Colombia

El Tiempo newspaper and Reuters report that eight members of the Colombian Armed Forces were killed in attacks in various parts of the country that the authorities...