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Timeline: Revelations from the ‘Raul Reyes’ Computers

With a British think tank set to publish a WikiLeaks-style database of unedited computer documents seized from the camp of FARC commander "Raul Reyes," InSight...
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Santos As Regional Player; The Tribulations of Mexico’s Deported

Despite criticism from sectors of the previous Colombian administration, including former President Uribe, President Santos’ strategy of pursuing friendship with...
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InSight: Makled’s Window into Trafficking in Venezuela Closing

In the coming days, President Santos is expected to extradite alleged drug trafficker Walid Makled to Venezuela, instead of the U.S. With him not only goes...
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Brief: FARC in Venezuela? Depends on What You Mean

In an interview with the radio station La FM in Colombia, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that leftist guerrillas operate in Venezuela but do not have...
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Colombia Praises Venezuela’s Efforts To Remove FARC

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos told Television Española that the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Revolucionarias Armadas de Colombia -...
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Semi-Submersibles – Made in Venezuela

Semi-submersible drug trafficking vessels have been produced in clandestine shipyards in the northeast Venezuelan state of Delta Amacuro, reports El Nacional. The...
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Video – Venezuelan Drug Tycoon Claims Links to Chavez Government

As it becomes more and more likely that Colombia will extradite drug kingpin Walid Makled to Venezuela instead of the U.S., Makled has stepped up his accusations of...
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Venezuela Cracks On With Police Reform

Venezuela has taken another step in the overhaul of its dysfunctional and often corrupt police force, announcing that the notorious Caracas Metropolitan Police (PM)...
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WikiLeaks on the Chavez-Correa-FARC connection

According to a new cable released by WikiLeaks via El Espectador, the government of former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe planned to leak...
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RawFeed: Examining the Human Toll of Venezuela’s Soaring Crime Rate

As both Venezuela's government and the opposition battle over the significance of the country's rising murder rate, neither side seems to be focusing on the...
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Venezula New Kidnap Capital

El Nacional did a special over the weekend on kidnapping, charting how this crime has increased in Venezuela more than 430 percent since 1999. Venezuela has now...
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RawFeed: Fuzzy Math in State Department Report

(Originally published 3 March, reprinted with permission from Adam Isacson and Just the Facts.) The State Department has just released its annual International...