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Leider Noscue, known by his alias “Mayimbú,” is currently one of the highest-value military... ReadLeer
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Leider Johani Noscue, alias ‘Mayimbú’

Las disidencias de las FARC o ex-Farc Mafia son grupos de excombatientes de la antigua guerrilla... ReadLeer
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Ex-FARC Mafia

Seuxis Pausías Hernández Solarte, alias “Jesús Santrich,” is a former rebel commander who... ReadLeer
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Seuxis Pausías Hernández, alias ‘Jesús Santrich’

Hernán Darío Velásquez, better known as 'El Paisa,' was a top former leader of the Revolutionary... ReadLeer
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Hernán Darío Velásquez Saldarriaga, alias ‘El Paisa’

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Los Caparrapos, also known as the Virgilio Peralta Arenas Front, is a criminal group linked to drug... ReadLeer

Los Caparrapos

Walter Patricio Arizala, alias “Guacho,” was one of the most wanted criminals in both Colombia... ReadLeer
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Walter Patricio Arizala, alias “Guacho”

The mafia in Colombia today is comprised of a maelstrom of localized groups, shadowy power brokers... ReadLeer
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The Colombian Mafia

The demobilization of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias... ReadLeer
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Colombia’s Comprehensive Approach for a Post-FARC State

José Bayron Piedrahita Ceballos is presumed to be one of the biggest drug lords in Colombia.... ReadLeer
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José Bayron Piedrahita Ceballos, alias ‘El Árabe,’ or the ‘Patron de Caucasia’

The dissidence of the EPL, which the Security Forces call Los Peludos, is the dissidence of the... ReadLeer
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Miguel Botache Santillana, better known as "Gentil Duarte," is currently Colombia's most wanted... ReadLeer
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Miguel Botache Santillana, alias ‘Gentil Duarte’

Gustavo Aníbal Giraldo Quinchía, alias “Pablito”, is a member of the... ReadLeer

Gustavo Aníbal Giraldo, alias ‘Pablito’