More Urabeños News

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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...
Wanted picture of alias "Otoniel"
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After Death of Number Two, Colombia’s Urabeños Offer to Surrender

The most wanted drug trafficker in Colombia and leader of the powerful Urabeños has offered to surrender himself and his organization to authorities just days...
Second-in-command of the Urabeños, Roberto Vargas Gutiérrez, alias "Gavilán"
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Second-in-Command of Colombia’s Urabeños Killed in Security Operation

A top commander of Colombia's most powerful crime group has been killed during a security operation, marking a new level of success for authorities while...
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InSide Colombia’s BACRIM: Murder

  Life of a Sicario Anatomy of a Hit   The BACRIM's control over territories such as the north Colombian region of Bajo Cauca comes at the point...
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InSide Colombia’s BACRIM: Power

  The Bajo Cauca Franchise BACRIM-Land Armed Power Dynamics The BACRIM in places like the region of Bajo Cauca are a typical manifestation of...