Summarizes recent ombudsman (Defensoría) alerts about the threats to the population of southwestern Antioquia department resulting from increased organized crime and neo-paramilitary activity.
A rundown of the 1997 paramilitary massacre in Antioquia that, some allege, received support from the office of then-governor Álvaro Uribe.
An overview, relying on studies from the Defensoría, of recent criminal gang dynamics in Medellín.
An update from a scholar who has been sheltering in place with a campesino family in Briceño, Antioquia, the town chosen for a pilot crop substitution project before the 2016 peace accord was signed.
Discussions with victims in the Antioquia town where investigators from the JEP are unearthing scores of bodies believed to be the victims of “false positive” killings committed by Colombia’s army.
A look at the Colombian security forces’ five-year campaign against the Gulf Clan paramilitary organization in northwestern Colombia.
The 18th Front FARC dissident group and the Gulf Clan paramilitaries are increasing their presence in the historically conflictive municipality of Ituango, Antioquia, where demobilized FARC members are especially vulnerable.