All About Ex-FARC Mafia

COLOMBIA / 29 SEP 2017

Dissidents of Colombia's FARC guerrilla group have suffered their most significant blow to date in a military operation that lead to the death of a guerrilla commander who refused to…

COCA / 6 SEP 2017

The former rebels of what was once Latin America's oldest insurgency, the FARC, continually claimed to have barely any money. And while they did have a lot of expenses, they…

COLOMBIA / 4 SEP 2017

Formerly the Western Hemisphere's largest guerrilla organization, Colombia's FARC has compiled a full inventory of their wealth following half a century of conflict and entrenchment in criminal activities. A front-by-front…

COLOMBIA / 29 AUG 2017

Colombia's demobilized FARC have finally revealed their official list of assets -- worth hundreds of millions of dollars -- but the country's top prosecutor has already lambasted the "useless" inventory,…

COLOMBIA / 15 AUG 2017

August 15 is the final day of the historic disarmament of Colombia's FARC rebels, paving the way for the next crucial part of the peace process: successfully reintegrating them into…

COLOMBIA / 1 AUG 2017

Colombia's FARC guerrillas are just weeks away from completing their demobilization, but reports of arms thefts, drug trafficking, forced recruitment and murders linked to FARC dissidents show how a new…

COLOMBIA / 20 JUL 2017

A new report on the main successes and shortcomings of Colombia's historic peace process with the FARC guerrilla group shows that rural violence and politics continue to be major obstacles…

COLOMBIA / 13 JUL 2017

Colombia's government has declared an ambitious plan to eradicate 100,000 hectares of coca crops by the end of the year, but an analysis of the program so far casts doubts…

COLOMBIA / 23 JUN 2017

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos opted for grandiloquence on June 23 in Paris, France, declaring the end of the Colombian guerrilla group with which his government signed a peace…

COLOMBIA / 19 JUN 2017

Authorities in Colombia dismantled a cocaine processing laboratory in the department of Putumayo along the border with Ecuador, a further indication that dissident elements of the demobilizing FARC guerrilla group…

ELN / 9 MAY 2017

The governor of a Venezuela border state who frequently pointed out criminal activity by Colombia's rebel armies on his part of the frontier has been banned from public office for 15…

COLOMBIA / 4 MAY 2017

Dissident elements of Colombia's FARC rebel group reportedly kidnapped a member of a United Nations delegation, signaling the breakaway faction's intention to continue its armed struggle even as the guerrilla…

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