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Urabá, a contemporary history of violence and territory

Urabá is always thought of as something of a lawless region, marked by endemic violence and fought over by the armed groups in the conflict.[1] Continue reading Urabá, a contemporary history of violence and territory

Victims speak about the release of General Rito Alejo del Rio

General Rito Alejo del Rio was released on 27 September, under the Special Peace Jurisdiction (JEP). Alejo del Rio, known as the ‘Pacifier’ of Uraba, was sentenced to 25 years in prison for one of the horrific murders carried out by paramilitaries during their violent takeover of Uraba in Choco in 1997. Continue reading Victims speak about the release of General Rito Alejo del Rio