Illegal mining is by far the most widespread and insidious environmental crime occurring in the Amazon’s tri-border regions.
In the Amazon’s tri-border areas, illegal logging is expanding, due to the low cost of land, and few controls on deforestation.
The Colombian president’s son admitted to accepting money from criminals, embroiling his father's administration in scandal.
Leader Iván Márquez’s latest resurrection improves the Second Marquetalia's prospects, but the EMC approaches peace talks from a stronger position.
A new book by journalist Deborah Bonello examines the roles women play in organized crime and argues that their participation in criminal activities deserves further study. In…
Three cases in recent weeks highlight how Colombian groups continue to dominate loansharking schemes across Central and South America…
Kidnappings are rising across Colombia as the government prepares for a cease fire with the ELN, the country's largest remaining armed group.
Iván Márquez, former guerrilla commander, has reportedly died in Venezuela, with his death likely having far-reaching consequences for Colombia’s “Total Peace” negotiations. Multiple media outlets reported the death of Luciano…
The United Nations has warned that armed groups are restricting humanitarian access to several regions of Colombia.
Colombia's biggest gold mine has come under attack from illegal miners. Experts blame the Gaitanistas, Colombia's foremost crime group.
A new study has outlined how the ethnicity and socio-economic background of children are key factors in their forced recruitment in Colombia.
An abandoned Colombian airport has become a shelter for thousands of migrants fleeing organized crime in Venezuela.