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In Latest Blow to Urabeños, Colombia Government Takes Down ‘El Indio’

With the death of “El Indio,” the Urabeños’ third-in-command, Colombian security forces have dealt another blow to the most powerful drug trafficking...
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The ‘Invisibles’: Colombia’s New Generation of Drug Traffickers

Drug trafficking has long embedded itself in Colombia’s civil conflict, hiding among, and subverting, the warring factions. Now as the civil conflict draws down,...
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The Colombian Mafia

The mafia in Colombia today is comprised of a maelstrom of localized groups, shadowy power brokers and sub-contracted labor that combine to bring order to the...
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Puntilleros

The Puntilleros are a group that was, presumably, created from the union of the Libertadores del Vichada and the Bloque Meta, two organizations born after the...
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Shifting Criminal Dynamics Signal Violent Future for Colombia-Venezuela Border

Venezuela’s continued spiral into economic, political and social crisis and the demobilization of Colombia’s largest guerrilla group have shifted criminal...
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Video: Colombia’s Wounded Urabeños Seek a Way Out

Colombia’s wounded Urabeños group has announced a unilateral ceasefire in its latest bid to negotiate with the government. InSight Crime Co-Directors Steven...
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Colombia’s Peace Agreement With the FARC Survives First Year

A year after the signing of the FARC peace agreement, the Colombian government's efforts to end the conflict with the guerrilla group have...
Colombian security forces next to the 12 tons of cocaine seized
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Massive Colombia Cocaine Seizure Shows Signs of Underworld Shake-Up

Colombia's largest cocaine seizure in over a decade is a blow to the Urabeños criminal group and illustrates the impact of the government's crackdown on the group,...
Will the Urabeños surrender?
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Report Details Potential Surrender Agreement With Urabeños in Colombia

A new document has surfaced detailing the potential surrender terms for Colombia's most powerful criminal group, in what is the first glimpse of what such a deal...