The US Treasury Department added Colombian neo-paramilitary organization “Los Urabeños” to the list of “drug trafficking organizations,” effectively blocking assets of its members and preventing them from making financial and Full Article »
A violent clash between drug trafficking organizations in the southwestern Colombian department of Valle del Cauca has killed four people on Friday, local police said.
Terrorism in Colombia did go up in 2012, the country’s defense minister confirmed Saturday, adding however that this year the number of acts of terrorism dropped significantly.
Colombia experienced its second consecutive year of increased terrorism in 2012 despite a significant drop in attacks in the second half of the year, according to the United States annual Full Article »
Colombia’s criminal groups have increased the use of landmines to protect camps and coca crops in large parts of Colombia. According to experts, these groups use landmines in a different Full Article »