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Inmate Takeovers Reflect Chaos in Venezuela Prisons

Two mass kidnappings inside prisons in under a month have rattled Venezuela, and offered further evidence that the system may be on the verge of...
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‘FARC Drug Trafficker’ Captured in Venezuela

Venezuela's government announced the capture of alleged FARC operative Didier Rios Galindo, alias “Ñenguere,” who is accused of handling drug trafficking for...
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Colombia Moves to Increase Border Security

Colombia signed a security pact with Peru and also asked Venezela to better monitor the shared border region, in a joint effort to better combat drug...
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Venezuela Politician Makes Narco-Corruption Claims

A local politician from the state of Anzoategui, northeast Venezuela, has publicly reported a number of soldiers to the authorities for alleged links with drug...
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FARC Computers Shine Spotlight on Chavez Militias

Reheated reports that Colombia's biggest guerrilla group the FARC trained pro-Chavez militia groups in Venezuela, while not new, are a reminder of the proliferation...
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Report Details FARC Ties to Ecuador, Venezuela

A new book published by London-based think tank the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) suggests that Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa personally...
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Colombia Extradites Makled to Venezuela

Colombia has extradited drug kingpin Walid Makled to face trial in his native country...
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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...