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Colombia: FARC-paramilitary collaboration? | World War 4 Report


Colombia: FARC-paramilitary collaboration? | World War 4 Report: The revelations come amid an ongoing government crackdown on Los Urabe�os—although Otoniel remains at large. Colombia's National Police in July seized properties totaling $30 million that were said to be under the control of the Urabe�os—bringing the total of narco-tainted properties seized from the gang to $74 million. The crackdown, dubbed "Operation Agamemnon," has focused on the northwestern region of Antioquia, including Colombia's second city Medell�n, and on the Caribbean port city of Barranquilla, Atl�ntico. Authorities also claimed the arrest of Nelson Hoyos Sep�lveda, AKA "Zeta 5"—a regional commander of Los Urabe�os in C�rdoba. He is the most prominent among 353 detained in Operation Agamemnon, with more than 14 tons of cocaine reported seized. (El Colombiano, Medell�n, Aug. 7; El Colombiano, Colombia Reports, Aug. 6; Colombia Reports, July 15)

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