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.
Revelations in the transitional justice system about links between paramilitary groups and coal mining companies in northeastern Colombia.
The authors find that accountability over the ex-president’s human rights record is important for peace, and urge U.S. support for it.
An account of a paramilitary massacre in an indigenous community in San Marcos, Sucre.
The former top paramilitary figure, facing extradition back to Colombia from the United States, changed his story about the 2001 murder of an indigenous leader.
Profile of a former CIA agent who served as head of security for Drummond, a U.S. coal company accused of working with paramilitaries.
Profiles of some former AUC paramilitary leaders and the crimes they still need to clarify or confess.
Recently declassified U.S. government documents from the 1990s attest to the Colombian military’s low morale and collaboration with paramilitary groups.
A rundown of the 1997 paramilitary massacre in Antioquia that, some allege, received support from the office of then-governor Álvaro Uribe.
Profile of brothers from an elite family in Cesar, an emblematic case of land concentration and support for paramilitarism.
A trove of declassified U.S. documents raises questions about ex-president Álvaro Uribe’s possible ties to paramilitaries and narcotraffickers.
The transitional justice system has moved forward on its investigation of one of the worst massacres in the history of the conflict, the 2000 paramilitary attack on the people of El Salado, Bolivar.
Lays out military responsibility for historically bloody paramilitary massacres in the Montes de María region during the early 2000s.
Sounds the alarm about the growing presence of the Gulf Clan and Pachencas neo-paramilitary groups in three Caribbean coast departments.
The multi-part story of alias “Memo Fantasma,” a paramilitary drug trafficker with a long history and a low profile, who appears to have gotten away with it.
Maximum AUC paramilitary leader Salvatore Mancuso is to be released from U.S. custody after 12 years. This report looks at Mancuso’s deeds, the “Justice and Peace” demobilization process, and the views of AUC victims exiled in Canada.
Reporters from the Medellín daily hold a rare interview with leaders of the breakaway paramilitary group sowing violence in Antioquia’s Bajo Cauca region and southern Córdoba department.
Francisco Gutiérrez Sanín of Colombia’s National University talks to La Silla Vacía about the history of paramilitarism in Colombia and the possibility that it might make a comeback.
A paramilitary group tracing its lineage back to extradited leader Hernán Giraldo is responsible for the murder of two environmentalists in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta region.