Gangs in Colombia

Other Research
on Colombia

Descriptions of armed groups in Colombia

Francisco Guiterrez on the history of armed conflict in Medillin - pdf

BBC Profile of
armed groups

neither War nor Peace

MEDILLIN: THE INVISIBLE CHILDREN OF THE SOCIAL AND ARMED CONFLICT

The report focuses on teritorrial criminal groups that operate in poor communities, or comunas, in the city of Medillin, known as bandas delinquentes, that work with or are subordinate to urban based paramilitary organizations, such as Bloques Cacique Nutibara (BCN) and Bloque Metro, or drug-dealing groups known as narco-traficantes.

by Ivan Dario Ramirez,
Coalition to Stop the Use of Child Soldiers

Report on children in organized violence in Medillin

Links to other countries
from the Report