Examines how Mexican drug trafficking organizations have financed and linked up with Colombian counterparts during the post-accord period.
Sounds the alarm about the growing presence of the Gulf Clan and Pachencas neo-paramilitary groups in three Caribbean coast departments.
A refinery (for turning crude oil in to cocaine precursor chemicals) that the Army alleges was run by the ELN in Barbacoas, Nariño.
A look at the U.S. military deployment to international waters near Colombia to interdict drugs, the current state of the drug trade, and U.S. pressure on the Venezuelan regime.
Semana columnist Salud Hernández-Mora visits sites in Colombia’s Bajo Cauca region where narco-paramilitary leaders had luxurious mansions and victims are forgotten.
Publicado por Semana el 7 de abril de 2020.
Semana columnist Salud Hernández-Mora visits sites in the Yarí region of Caquetá department where narcotrafficker Gonzalo Rodríguez Gacha, and the FARC, maintained facilities and landing strips.
A look at recent changes in Colombia’s cocaine market, coca production, armed group participation, and transshipment patterns.
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.
A look at the security and drug-trafficking situation in the remote zone where Peru borders Colombia, where Peru’s government has declared a state of emergency. Video accompanies an article and multimedia presentation by the Peruvian newspaper El Comercio.