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Book Review: There Are No Dead Here

May 02, 2018

This article is adapted from Americas Quarterly's print issue on Venezuela after Maduro

In 1993, the death of cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar radically shifted the nature of the drug conflict in Colombia. Right-wing paramilitary groups — with the complicity of regional strongmen and their allies in the military — displaced thousands of farmers and the entire population of towns in an effort to clear out Marxist rebels ,  but also to establish...

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