As illustrated by the unprecedented violence in Mexico, drug trafficking groups have evolved to not only pose significant challenges to that country, but to governments and societies across the Western Hemisphere, including the United States. Crime Wars: Gangs, Cartels and U.S. National…
The explosion of a car bomb injured at least 28 soldiers on Thursday morning. Reportedly, the explosion occurred in the Tame municipality, located less than 65 kilometres from theVenezuelan border in the eastern Arauca department.
Jorge Briceno, a field marshal and second-in-command of Colombia’s main leftist rebel group, has been killed in a military raid, Colombian authorities said Thursday.
Colombia’s Defence Ministry stated that Colombian troops killed 12 Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) terrorists on Sunday in an attack in the mountainous central province of Tolima.
Local Media reported that Carlos Alberto Renteria Mantilla, the last leader of Colombia’s Norte de Valle Cartel who had remained at liberty, was captured in Venezuela on Monday.
Colombian army commander General Oscar Gonzales announced on Wednesday that the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) commander “Mono Jojoy” ordered the execution of 47 guerrillas from FARC’s 7th Front who were in charge of guarding the four hostages rescued by…
Colombian officials announced on Wednesday that clashes over a drug route between two leftist guerrilla groups left at least rebels dead in northeast Colombia.
WaPo: Now, based on documents and witness testimony, Chávez is facing fresh accusations that his government has gone well beyond assisting the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. Documents seized from two subversive groups, along with information provided by…
Local media reported that Colombian authorities arrested eleven members of an international drug trafficking network, operating in the capital city Bogota.
The Colombian military officials announced that army troops killed six and captured 18 guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in central west of the country on Sunday.