One of a three-part series about the Bajo Cauca region of Antioquia department.
Warnings of security deterioration in the Caribbean city due to the presence of criminal groups that can trace their heritage back to the old AUC paramilitaries.
Contends that an entire web of uninvestigated organized-crime activity lies behind the August 11 massacre of five minors in a marginal Cali neighborhood.
A non-aggression pact between criminal groups has broken in the embattled port city in southwest Colombia.
Summarizes recent ombudsman (Defensoría) alerts about the threats to the population of southwestern Antioquia department resulting from increased organized crime and neo-paramilitary activity.
Journalists who would report on the severe violence in San José de Uré, southern Córdoba, are silenced.
The ELN is the largest of several armed groups operating, and mostly fighting each other bitterly, along the border between Norte de Santander department and Venezuela.
An overview, relying on studies from the Defensoría, of recent criminal gang dynamics in Medellín.
Sounds the alarm about the growing presence of the Gulf Clan and Pachencas neo-paramilitary groups in three Caribbean coast departments.
A look at threats faced by social leaders in the Catatumbo region, with a thorough mapping of the security situation and illicit economies in each of 10 municipalities.
A summary of findings, from the Ombudsman’s Office’s early warning system, about the dire situation in Puerto López, Puerto Gaitán, and Cabuyaro.