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RawFeed: Bishop Talks Truce Between Rival Colombian Gangs

The drug-trafficking bands competing for territory near the Colombia's Caribbean coast may be willing to negotiate their surrender to authorities, according to the...
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Police Surge in Cordoba After Student Killings

Colombian authorities have announced a renewed offensive in the coastal province of Cordoba, where drug-trafficking gangs are clashing over the control of key...
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Dairo Antonio Úsuga, alias ‘Otoniel’

Dairo Antonio Úsuga, alias “Otoniel,” is the head of Colombia’s most powerful criminal group, the Urabeños, and the country’s most wanted man. But his...
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Juan de Dios Úsuga, alias ‘Giovanni’

Juan de Dios Usuga, alias "Giovanni," headed the Urabeños' military wing while the group was under the command of Daniel Rendon Herrera, alias "Don Mario."...
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Urabeños

The Urabeños, also known as the Gaitanista Self-Defense Forces, are one of the most ambitious, ruthless and aggressively expansionist of Colombia's drug...
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Mapping Conflict Dynamics in Guajira, Colombia

La Guajira is one of Colombia's most contentious states. Nestled along the northern coast and the Venezuelan border, the area serves as a stage, depot, production...
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La Guajira: Dynamics of the Conflict

La Guajira, the oft-forgotten, arid northeast corner of Colombia is one of Colombia’s most contentious and provides a window into the complexity of the current...