Investigation and Analysis of Organized Crime



The Ghost, a paramilitary drug lord, has moved to Madrid with his millions of drug dollars. He has... ReadLeer

The Ghost Lives the High Life in Madrid

“The Ghost” had fled Medellín, tied off loose ends in the underworld and perhaps suspended his... ReadLeer

Tracking the Ghost: Follow the Money

After the demobilization of the AUC in 2006, the paramilitary high command was behind bars. All... ReadLeer

The Ghost Loses Drug Trafficking Partners

In 1997, the paramilitary army began its bloody campaign across Colombia, supposedly to fight the... ReadLeer

The Ghost and His Paramilitary Army

The hunt for “Will the Ghost,” or “Memo Fantasma” had stalled once again. The name... ReadLeer

Hunting the Ghost: a Face and a Name

Drug traffickers today have realized that their best protection is not a private army, but rather... ReadLeer

‘The Invisibles’ of the Drug World

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/ Ex-FARC Mafia

Chronicle of a Threat Foretold: the ex-FARC Mafia

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Colombia is at a crossroads. Several paths lay before it. One sees the ex-FARC mafia consigned to... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

The Future of the Ex-FARC Mafia

After 2002, under increasing pressure from security forces, the FARC moved much of their... ReadLeer
/ Colombia

Ex-FARC Mafia, Venezuela and the Current International Climate

With Colombia now producing more cocaine than ever before, the rise of illegal mining, as well as... ReadLeer
/ Cocaine

The Criminal Portfolio of the Ex-FARC Mafia