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Colombia's Growing Organized Crime Threat

April 19 2012

Police officers remove weapons found buried after a raid in La Horqueta,
in Colombia's southern Guaviare state, on Jan. 27, 2012. Police seized
more than 100 rifles, grenades and ammunition that belonged to the criminal
 drug-trafficking ring known as the Popular Anticommunist Revolutionary Army.

Summary. The Colombian government's perpetual fight against the country's armed groups appears to be entering a new phase. Paramilitary organizations created to battle Marxist insurgent...



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