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Una guerrillera del FBL
The Patriotic Forces of National Liberation (FPLN) is a guerrilla group based in western Venezuela,... ReadLeer


Diego Rastrojo, arrested in Venezuela
Various criminal groups made up of former Colombian paramilitaries, known as BACRIM, are present... ReadLeer
/ Águilas Negras

BACRIM in Venezuela

ELN boss "Pablito" filmed in Venezuela
Colombian guerrilla group the National Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional – ELN)... ReadLeer

ELN in Venezuela

Ivan Marquez with Hugo Chavez in 2007
Venezuela is a vital base of operations for the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC),... ReadLeer
/ Ex-FARC Mafia

FARC in Venezuela

The term "Cartel of the Suns" (Cartel de los Soles) is used to describe shadowy groups inside... ReadLeer
/ Cartel de los Soles

Cartel of the Suns

Once the most powerful civilian drug trafficker in Venezuela, Syrian-born Venezuelan citizen Walid... ReadLeer
/ Venezuela

Walid Makled

Crowds hold up a picture of President Hugo Chavez
Venezuela is a key transit country for drug shipments leaving Colombia for the United States and... ReadLeer
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Venezuela Profile