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COLOMBIA / 11 FEB 2011

Members of one of the most militarized drug-trafficking groups in Colombia are now being recruited by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC), reports…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 9 FEB 2011

Members of the Peruvian armed forces continue to sell weapons to Colombian guerrillas, a Peruvian congressman told press, again turning the spotlight on a well worn arms trafficking…

COLOMBIA / 4 FEB 2011

In the most serious attack yet this year by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC), at least 29 soldiers were injured by…

COLOMBIA / 1 FEB 2011

In an unprecedented display of non-partisanship, President Hugo Chavez’s government is teaming up with opposition political officials in the Venezuelan border state of Zulia in order to fight organized crime…

COLOMBIA / 31 JAN 2011

A video shows Colombian guerrillas testing a homemade bazooka, using 80mm mortar rounds, providing visual evidence of the rebels' capacity to produce cheap and deadly weapons, which could be used…

ARMS TRAFFICKING / 19 JAN 2011

On Saturday, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos released a series of intercepted emails between leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in which they communicated plans to…

COLOMBIA / 13 JAN 2011

Colombian rebels appear to be increasing their recruitment of foreign nationals after an Ecuadorean was captured and a Panamanian surrendered to authorities.

FARC / 11 JAN 2011

The rebel of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia - FARC) have escalated their attacks against the security forces while seeking to raise their political…

COLOMBIA / 11 JAN 2011

The rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have become the principal dealers of marijuana in the country, diversifying from cocaine, according to experts.

COLOMBIA / 10 JAN 2011

The two major security challenges facing the Colombian government is rising urban crime rates and the resurgence of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in the southwest. InSight Crime…

ALFONSO CANO / 10 JAN 2011

In a thirteen minute video message posted on Youtube, the supreme commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Guillermo Leon Saenz Vargas, alias "Alfonso Cano," promised to "double"…

ECUADOR / 7 JAN 2011

Ecuador dismantled 125 camps belonging to guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) during 2010, cementing the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Colombia and threatening the rebels'…

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