A panel hosted by InSight Crime discussed the implications of the ELN and ex-FARC Mafia becoming binational guerrillas.
Colombian guerrillas evolved from seeing Venezuela as a safe place to retreat to seeing it as a full-blown expansion of their criminal activities.
While now comfortably established in two countries, the ELN have a chance to return to the negotiating table, according to President Gustavo Petro's "Total Peace" plan.
Colombia's region of Catatumbo and Venezuela's state of Zulia jointly form one of the world's busiest cocaine corridors.
Colombian rebels had long been welcome in Venezuela but now, they have arrived in force, bringing conflict with them.
As world leaders met for the United Nations General Assembly, Latin American presidents expressed various concerns about organized crime.
Colombia's President Gustavo Petro has lambasted decades of US anti-drug policy at the United Nations General Assembly.
Hernán Giraldo, former paramilitary commander of Colombia’s AUC has been charged with sexually abusing minors.
Will the killing of seven police officers allegedly by ex-FARC Mafia derail Gustavo Petro's 'Total Peace' plan?…
Portugal has seized a blizzard of cocaine in recent months, underscoring the country's role as a major drug hub.