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Colombia Land Reform Activists Face Rising Threats

Documented threats to Colombia's human rights activists skyrocketed in 2014, pointing to efforts by shadowy interest groups to halt land restitution...
Diego Rastrojo, arrested in Venezuela

BACRIM in Venezuela

Various criminal groups made up of former Colombian paramilitaries, known as BACRIM, are present in Venezuela, using the country to run drug trafficking...

PBS Show Profiles Conflict, Gold and BACRIMs in Colombia

A TV special by PBS details the threats community activists in Colombia face from armed groups, as they try to keep an industrial gold mining company from seizing...

Aguilas Negras

The Aguilas Negras, or Black Eagles, are a non-cohesive group dedicated to protecting the economic interests of former mid-level paramilitary commanders scattered...