Paramilitarism in Colombia
Right-wing paramilitary groups in Colombia are armed groups that claim to be acting in opposition to revolutionary Marxist-Leninist guerrilla forces and their allies among the civilian population. Ant...
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Mapiripán Massacre
The Mapiripán Massacre was a massacre of civilians that took place in Mapiripán, Meta Department, Colombia. The massacre was carried out from July 15 to July 20, 1997, by the United Self-Defense Forc...
Colombian parapolitics scandal
The Colombian parapolitics scandal or "parapolítica" in Spanish (a combination of the words paramilitar and política) refers to the 2006–present Colombian congressional scandal in which several congre...
Colombian parapolitics scandal - Wikipedia
United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia
The United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (Autodefensas Unidas de Colombia, or AUC, in Spanish) is a Colombian para-military and drug trafficking group which was an active belligerent in the Colombia...
Los Pepes
Los Pepes, a name derived from the Spanish phrase "Perseguidos por Pablo Escobar" ("People persecuted by Pablo Escobar"), was a short-lived vigilante group composed of enemies of drug lord Pablo Escob...
Cacique Nutibara Bloc
The Cacique Nutivara Bloc (in Spanish, Bloque Cacique Nutibara, or BCN) was a Colombian paramilitary bloc founded by Diego Murillo Bejarano, affiliated with the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia ...
Bloque Meta
Bloque Meta (English: Meta Block) is a Colombian drug trafficking, neo-paramilitary organization engaged in the Colombian armed conflict. Bloque Meta's history can be traced back to the United Self-De...
Los Urabeños
Los Urabeños (English: 'The ones from Urabá') is a Colombian, drug trafficking neo-paramilitary group involved in the Colombian armed conflict. It is considered the most powerful neo-paramilitary grou...
Los Rastrojos
Los Rastrojos is a Colombian drug trafficking paramilitary org...
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Peasant Self-Defense Forces of Córdoba and Urabá
Autodefensas Campesinas de Córdoba y Urabá (ACCU), Spanish for Peasant Self-Defense Forces of Córdoba and Urabá, was a paramilitary group formed in northwestern Colombia, operating mainly in the Antio...
The Black Eagles
Black Eagles (Spanish: Águilas Negras) is a term describing a series of Colombian drug trafficking, right wing, counter-revolutionary, paramilitary organizations made up of new and preexisting par...
Santa Fe de Ralito
Santa Fe de Ralito is a small ranching outpost in Córdoba Department, Colombia. It was also the home base for the former leader of the AUC, Salvatore Mancuso, as well as other leaders and 400 of thei...
Putative Venezuelan coup attempt of 2004
The Daktari Ranch affair was a hypothesized plot to overthrow Hugo Chávez, who was the President of Venezuela. According to Chávez and his supporters, the capture of several dozen individuals in May 2...
Doe v. Chiquita Brands International
Doe v. Chiquita Brands International is a class-action lawsuit brought in the United States District Court of New Jersey, filed on June 13, 2007. The suit was filed by Colombian families represented b...
Macayepo massacre
The Macayepo massacre (Spanish: Masacre de Macayepo) occurred in October, 2000 resulting in the slaughter of fifteen peasants from Macayepo in the southern region of Bolívar Department, northern ...