All About Ex-FARC Mafia

COLOMBIA / 26 JAN 2017

Recent reports warn that one of Colombia's biggest criminal groups may be recruiting dissident guerrilla fighters, another indication that new actors are moving in on criminal operations formerly controlled by…

COLOMBIA / 24 JAN 2017

At least four criminal groups are apparently running the illegal economies in the port of Tumaco on Colombia's Pacific coast, which is resulting in homicides and mass community displacement.

EX-FARC MAFIA / 14 JAN 2017

At the end of every year, InSight Crime looks into the crystal ball and predicts what the big criminal risks are likely to be during 2017. These are what we…

COLOMBIA / 12 JAN 2017

Amid increasing desertion, two rival groups of FARC rebels clashed leaving two dead, a clear violation of the ceasefire and evidence that the rebel movement is breaking apart even as…

COLOMBIA / 12 JAN 2017

This year saw a Nobel Peace Prize for the Colombian president and two peace agreements with Marxist rebels. Yet an end to the fighting is still a ways off in…

COLOMBIA / 16 DEC 2016

Colombia's FARC have expelled five of their commanders, some of whom are powerful historical figures, a revealing indication of the guerrilla group's ongoing fragmentation as more elements criminalize despite the…

COLOMBIA / 24 NOV 2016

Colombia's government and rebel group the FARC have signed a revised peace deal, as the two sides race to reduce the chances of more guerrilla fighters falling outside of the…

COLOMBIA / 14 NOV 2016

Forty days after Colombia rejected a peace agreement between the government and FARC rebels, a second deal has been signed with 56 amendments, getting the peace process back on track.

COLOMBIA / 26 OCT 2016

Colombia's Attorney General has announced what appears to be the first ever seizure of mining-related FARC assets, potentially stirring up the already turbulent process of finding a resolution to the…

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…

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