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...
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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...
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...
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...
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Ernesto Báez
Iván Roberto Duque Gaviria aka Ernesto Báez (born May 9, 1955 in Aguadas, Caldas) is a Colombian paramilitary leader former member of the demobilized United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC). Duqu...
Carlos Castaño
Carlos Castaño may refer to:
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 ...
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...
Northern Bloc of the AUC
The Northern Bloc of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (Spanish: Bloque Norte de las AUC) was a Colombian paramilitary organization that operated until March 2006, when it demobilized.
Rodrigo Tovar Pupo
Rodrigo Tovar Pupo, (aka Jorge 40 his nom de guerre) was born in Valledupar, Colombia. He was the leader of the Northern Bloc of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia. He demobilized with his two...
Salvatore Mancuso
Salvatore Mancuso Gómez, also known as "el Mono Mancuso","Santander Lozada" or "Triple Cero", among other names (born August 17, 1964 in Montería, Córdoba) is a Colombian paramilitary leader, once sec...
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Víctor Manuel Mejía Múnera
Víctor Manuel Mejía Múnera (July 11, 1959 – April 29, 2008), aka "El Mellizo (the twin)" or "Pablo Arauca", was a Colombian drug lord and former paramilitary leader along twin brother Miguel Ángel of ...
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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...
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...
Diego Murillo Bejarano
Diego Fernando Murillo Bejarano, also known as Don Berna or Adolfo Paz, is a former leader of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia paramilitary group operating in Colombia, as well as the leader...
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 ...
Miguel Arroyave
Jose Miguel Arroyave Ruiz aka "Arcángel" (August 10, 1954 in Amalfi, Antioquia – September 19, 2004 near Puerto Lleras) was one of the top paramilitary leaders and commander of the centaurs bloc "Bloq...
Vicente Castaño
José Vicente Castaño Gil aka El Profe (born July 2, 1957) is a Colombian paramilitary former leader of the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia (AUC), a right-wing Colombian paramilitary organizatio...
Miguel Ángel Mejía Múnera
Miguel Ángel Mejía Múnera aka "El Mellizo" or "Pablo Mejía" (born July 11, 1959) is a presumed Colombian drug lord and former paramilitary leader. Along with brother Víctor Manuel he created a drug ca...
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