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COLOMBIA / 23 NOV 2010

Colombian National Police on Monday captured Rastrojos leader Hector Eudoro Rivera Erazo, alias "Caballo," in the town of Soacha, just outside of Bogota.

COLOMBIA / 22 NOV 2010

La Guajira is one of Colombia's most contentious states. Nestled along the northern coast and the Venezuelan border, the area serves as a stage, depot, production and processing point for…

COLOMBIA / 22 NOV 2010

La Guajira is one of Colombia's most contentious states. Nestled along the northern coast and the Venezuelan border, the area serves as a stage, depot, production and processing point for…

AUC / 22 NOV 2010

La Guajira, the oft-forgotten, arid northeast corner of Colombia is one of Colombia’s most contentious and provides a window into the complexity of the current battles underway between organized criminal…

COLOMBIA / 20 NOV 2010

Colombian President Manuel Santos said that Pablo Benito Cabrera, alias "Fabian Ramirez," a top leader of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), is "apparently" dead after the Colombian military…

COLOMBIA / 19 NOV 2010

Two agents of Colombia’s intelligence service (Departamento Administrativo de Seguridad, or DAS) stationed in the Valle de Cauca department were dismissed this week after an investigation revealed their involvement in…

COLOMBIA / 19 NOV 2010

Colombian officials captured an alleged leader of the Rastrojos criminal gang, Ariel Osorio Garcia, alias ‘Pajaro,’ reports the Colombian newspaper La Opinion.

COLOMBIA / 19 NOV 2010

In an unprecedented gesture of diplomacy, Colombian officials have announced that an alleged Venezuelan drug trafficker arrested earlier this year will be extradited to Venezuela instead of the…

COLOMBIA / 16 NOV 2010

In what amounts to a significant shift in distribution networks, South American gangs are increasingly buying used jets, loading them with cocaine and flying them across the Atlantic to Africa,…

COLOMBIA / 16 NOV 2010

The Colombian daily El Tiempo reports that elements of the Colombian Army, Police and Air Force carried out a joint operation early Monday morning, killing thirteen insurgents and capturing…

COLOMBIA / 15 NOV 2010

A clash between government forces and FARC guerrillas near the Venezuelan border left four soldiers and eight insurgents dead, reports the Colombian daily El Diaro. …

COLOMBIA / 12 NOV 2010

Colombia's Defense Minister, Rodrigo Rivera, announced that he would meet on November 19th with the Venezuelan Minister of the Interior, Tarek El Aissami, to prepare a joint treaty on drug…

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