Leader Iván Márquez’s latest resurrection improves the Second Marquetalia's prospects, but the EMC approaches peace talks from a stronger position.
The Meleán crime family once ruled over Zulia, Venezuela, but their patriarch's death led to a series of murders that left much of the clan dead.
Venezuelan ranchers are getting their cattle stolen or killed by gangs supported by the very officials meant to supervise the agricultural industry.
Cocaine traffickers in Venezuela are exploiting a new route to the Caribbean Sea through the state of Monagas.
Venezuela's Presidents Chávez and Maduro, to secure long-term power, ensured the country's criminal groups would answer to them.
Extortion, black markets, repressing political opponents: The Cupaz react with brutal efficiency to opportunities across Venezuela.
The FBL were a useful criminal ally to Maduro's regime in Venezuela. They were granted favors, political power, and impunity, before seeing a precipitous downfall.
Tren de Aragua became Venezuela's most feared homegrown gang by first thoroughly controlling the prison of Tocorón and then, the neighborhood of San Vicente.
Iván Márquez, former guerrilla commander, has reportedly died in Venezuela, with his death likely having far-reaching consequences for Colombia’s “Total Peace” negotiations. Multiple media outlets reported the death of Luciano…
Illegal mining in Venezuela's Yapacana National Park has produced a parallel contraband economy to grow. And state actors know all about it.
For the third consecutive time, Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro is seeking reelection in the elections that will take place at the end of 2024. If this election is like the…