MAFIA groups are the product of over three decades of criminal evolution, ex-fighters from the demobilized FARC that have criminalized to form the Ex-FARC Mafia, and the country’s last remaining insurgent threat, the ELN.
Colombia is producing more cocaine than ever before, but drug trafficking is no longer the only source of income in the underworld. Broad portfolios include illegal mining, extortion, microtrafficking and more. GO TO PAGE
The current government has designed different strategies and instruments that aim to combat new iterations of crime and strengthen state presence in areas historically controlled by the guerrillas. GO TO PAGE
DYNAMICS OF VIOLENCE
With the implementation of the peace agreement with the FARC, criminal actors are trying to control illegal economies, increasing the risk of repeating cycles of violence and human rights violations. GO TO PAGE