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Jose Eberto Lopez Montero, alias ‘Caracho’

Jose Eberto Lopez Montero, alias "Caracho," is a former soldier who was recruited into the ranks of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC), fighting for...
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Colombia Drug Lord’s Surrender Offer Rings Hollow

One of Colombia's most wanted drug traffickers took the unusual move of granting a media interview and sharing details of his gang's plan to turn themselves in --...
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Colombian Govt Busts FARC, ERPAC Cocaine Lab

In what is becoming an increasing trend, Colombia authorities discovered a cocaine-processing laboratory in the eastern plains of the country, which they said was...
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Colombia Busts Major Neo-Paramilitary Cocaine Lab

Colombia's anti-narcotics police reported the discovery of one of the biggest cocaine production laboratories to be found in the country in recent years, which was...
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Bolivia Captures Drug Kingpin, Claims Rare Victory

Bolivian officials announced this week that they had captured the cousin of one of Colombia’s most sought after paramilitary leaders. While the arrest is a victory...
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Colombia Massacre Sign of ‘Loco’ Druglord Under Pressure

After six people were massacred in southern Colombia, authorities said the killing could be a sign of trouble brewing within the organization of one of the...
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Europol: Mexico Trafficking More Cocaine to Europe

According to the biannual crime report released by the European Police Office, or Europol, Mexican groups are increasingly trafficking cocaine to Europe's...
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Drug Trafficking Gang Reportedly Sharing Manpower with FARC

Members of one of the most militarized drug-trafficking groups in Colombia are now being recruited by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas...
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ERPAC Hierarchy Points to No Clear Successor

A chart (pdf) released by Colombian Police identifies the remaining levels of the drug-smuggling group the Popular Revolutionary Antiterrorist Army of Colombia...
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Police Operation Against Cuchillo

This video from the Colombian National Police shows operation codenamed "Diamond," which was designed to kill or capture Pedro Guerrero Castillo, alias...
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Who Will Take Over the ERPAC without ‘Cuchillo’?

With the death of Pedro Guerrero Castillo, alias "Cuchillo," and the arrest of his number two, Harold Humberto Rojas, alias "Loco Harold," the Popular Revolutionary...
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Colombian Police: ‘Cuchillo’ is Dead

Colombia's Police say they have killed one of Colombia’s top drug traffickers, Pedro Guerrero Castillo, alias "Cuchillo," or "Knife," in a shootout in the eastern...