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.
U.S. researchers explore forced disappearance and other security dynamics at the Colombia-Venezuela border region in Norte de Santander department.
A survey of conditions along the Colombia-Venezuela border as it braces for the impact of coronavirus.
A detailed overview of the security situation at the Colombia-Venezuela border.
Abuses including murder, forced labor, child recruitment, and rape are often committed as part of the groups’ strategy to control the social, political, and economic life of Arauca and Apure. Impunity for such abuses is the rule.