The ELN is the last real guerrilla force in Latin America and has transitioned into a real transnational threat in Colombia and Venezuela.READ FULL PROFILE
The US is losing allies in Latin America just as production of cocaine, fentanyl, and other synthetic drugs is going…
Colombian President Gustavo Petro's Total Peace plan faces a very tough road ahead. Can over 20 criminal groups really all…
Entrenched criminal groups on the Colombia border keep resisting Venezuelan Army efforts to root them out.
The murders of social leaders in Colombia suggest that some armed groups are not yet entirely committed to the government's…
The ELN plays a continuing role in facilitating large-scale cattle smuggling between Colombia and Venezuela.
ELN fighting has reduced in most of Colombia following peace talk commitments, but in Arauca, the group remains active.
Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria was the pioneer in industrial-scale cocaine trafficking.
Eliecer Erlinto Chamorro, alias "Antonio Garcia," is the number two commander in Colombias National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group.
Gustavo Aníbal Giraldo Quinchía, alias “Pablito”, is a member of the ELN’s Central Command (Comando Central – COCE). He is one of the ELN’s most belligerent commanders and is critical of the peace…