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In Colombia, the ELN Want a Peace Process on Their Terms

COLOMBIA / 22 JUN 2022

The ELN have stated their will to engage in peace talks with the upcoming administration of Colombia's president-elect Gustavo Petro, but on their terms.

COLOMBIA / 19 MAY 2020

Amid an unprecedented global health crisis, a national lockdown and uncertainty about the evolution of the country's main criminal actors, the Colombian government is trying to encourage members of…

COLOMBIA / 18 MAY 2020

The US and Colombia's strategic alliance may seem stronger than ever after Washington blacklisted Cuba for refusing to extradite ELN leaders. But beyond this show of unity, this move's only…

COLOMBIA / 14 DEC 2018

Controversy surrounding the extension and modifications of a crucial law in Colombia shows the continued risks facing the successful implementation of the government's peace agreement with the FARC guerrillas. This…

COLOMBIA / 22 NOV 2018

The government of Colombia has rejected the appointment of a top ELN commander as a delegate in peace talks and has ordered his capture — a move that likely spells…

COLOMBIA / 14 SEP 2018

The increasing fragility of peace talks between the Colombian government and the country’s last remaining guerrilla group could see the rebels double down on their criminal prospects in the Andean nation.

COLOMBIA / 29 MAY 2018

Peace negotiations between Colombia's government and the ELN rebel group have reached their most precarious moment since they began. InSight Crime spoke with ELN members and residents of communities where…

COLOMBIA / 19 APR 2018

With concerns mounting over the aftermath of Colombia's peace deal with the FARC rebels, Ecuador's government has announced it will no longer host negotiations between Colombia and the ELN guerrillas,…

COLOMBIA PERSONALITIES / NOVEMBER 11, 2021

Gustavo Aníbal Giraldo Quinchía, alias “Pablito”, is a member of the ELN’s Central Command (Comando Central – COCE). He is one of the ELN’s most belligerent commanders and is critical of the peace…

COLOMBIA / 28 FEB 2018

A deadly ambush against Colombian soldiers blamed on the ELN shows the rebel group's internal divide around its ongoing peace negotiations, and is a reminder of its growing strategic use…

COLOMBIA / 13 FEB 2018

When Colombia’s largest guerrilla group declared an “armed strike” on the first anniversary of the official start of its peace negotiations with the government, it was just the latest paradox…

COLOMBIA / 30 JAN 2018

In a sign of waning confidence in the negotiations that could lead to their unraveling, Colombia's government has suspended peace talks with the country’s largest active guerrilla group and plans…

COLOMBIA / 16 JAN 2018

Recent actions by Colombia’s army against the country’s largest active guerrilla group indicate that the government may be using military pressure to achieve the upper hand in fragile peace negotiations…

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Environmental and Academic Praise

17 JUN 2022

InSight Crime’s six-part series on the plunder of the Peruvian Amazon continues to inform the debate on environmental security in the region. Our Environmental Crimes Project Manager, María Fernanda Ramírez,…

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Series on Plunder of Peru’s Amazon Makes Headlines

10 JUN 2022

Since launching on June 2, InSight Crime’s six-part series on environmental crime in Peru’s Amazon has been well-received. Detailing the shocking impunity enjoyed by those plundering the rainforest, the investigation…

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Duarte’s Death Makes Waves

3 JUN 2022

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Cattle Trafficking Acclaim, Investigation into Peru’s Amazon 

27 MAY 2022

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Coverage of Fallen Paraguay Prosecutor Makes Headlines

20 MAY 2022

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