Venezuela produces industrial quantities of urea, tons of which are stolen and smuggled into Colombia to feed cocaine labs.
Pablo Escobar's former hitman, Henry Holguín, explains how he exchanged killing for peacebuilding ahead of Colombia's Total Peace talks.
President Gustavo Petro is seeking a radical shift in the way Colombia fights cocaine trafficking. But he may quickly run out of time.
Negotiations between Colombia and armed groups do not demand ceasefire between feuding criminal factions, and civilians remain caught in the crossfire. …
Videos and pamphlets allegedly published by the Gaitanistas in Bogotá have made Venezuela's Tren de Aragua a target.
Colombia's President Petro announced his Total Peace plan 12 months ago. But how has his flagship policy played out?…
Hyperinflation is forcing Venezuelans to buy cheaper foodstuffs smuggled in from Colombia, putting the jobs of Venezuelan producers at risk.
The sentencing of notorious Colombian drug trafficker Chupeta marks the end of a lucrative and bloody career.
Leaders in Belém failed to discuss measures to combat organized criminal groups perpetrating environmental crimes in the Amazon.
The tri-border where Colombia, Brazil, and Venezuela meet has long served as a transit corridor for cocaine.
Legal protections for the Amazon rainforest are complicated by different domestic laws and competing interests across countries.
Deep in the vast jungle of the Amazon, critical primary forests are being razed to mine gold, grow coca, and harvest timber.
Illegal mining is by far the most widespread and insidious environmental crime occurring in the Amazon’s tri-border regions.