An internal review of the army’s top levels identifies a significant number of officers who may be involved in corruption.
May 16, 2020
May 14, 2020
Colombia’s defense minister discusses recent human rights and corruption scandals within the armed forces.
March 14, 2020
- El Tiempo reveals that corrupt Colombian police embezzled funds, including U.S. assistance, by falsifying over 25,000 hours of aircraft flight time over several years.
March 4, 2020
- The investigative news outlet La Nueva Prensa triggers a political firestorm by revealing audios of a top Duque campaign figure arranging a 2018 vote-buying scheme with José Guillermo Hernández, alias “el Ñeñe,” a large landowner with close organized crime ties who was under investigation for murder when he was killed in Brazil in 2019.
- The Army acknowledges that it transported “el Ñeñe” on its aircraft on at least two occasions since 2015.