All About Ex-FARC Mafia

COLOMBIA / 25 OCT 2016

Colombia's Defense Minister has voiced serious concerns that the FARC guerrilla group may break apart if the government does not work fast to reach a new peace accord -- a…

COLOMBIA / 6 OCT 2016

Colombia's surprise rejection of a peace agreement between the government and the hemisphere's longest-running insurgency could push rebel factions to abandon the tenuous peace process and return to criminal activities.

COLOMBIA / 19 SEP 2016

A group of guerrillas in Colombia who have deserted the country's ongoing peace process are reportedly seeking control over lucrative criminal economies, illustrating a number of challenges associated with the…

COLOMBIA / 19 AUG 2016

Claims that elements of the FARC guerrilla organization are defying its leadership's orders to stop extorting people during the final stages of peace talks with the government of Colombia provide…

ECUADOR / 9 AUG 2016

Recent reports suggest that dissident members of Colombia's main guerrilla group have begun forming new criminal structures in Ecuador, raising the possibility that others could follow in their footsteps as…

COLOMBIA / 3 AUG 2016

Colombia has destroyed over 100 cocaine laboratories and stripped a FARC faction of $10 million in potential earnings, exposing the huge criminal finances that promise to keep many guerrilla fighters…

COLOMBIA / 19 JUL 2016

Evolving relationships with criminal and paramilitary actors in several areas of Colombia could complicate efforts to establish concentration zones intended to facilitate the demobilization of the country's largest guerrilla group…

COLOMBIA / 8 JUL 2016

A FARC guerrilla unit has announced that it will not demobilize as part of a peace deal with the Colombian government, foreshadowing the likely criminalization of more FARC factions across…

EX-FARC MAFIA / JUNE 27, 2019

Venezuela is a vital base of operations for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), and three of its seven blocs (fighting divisions) have a presence there. The country provides the…

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