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Inside Colombia's Multimillion-Dollar Black Market Explosives Tradehttps://t.co/h6qwrtCWLC pic.twitter.com/IIRYG75FOO
— InSight Crime (@InSightCrime) June 14, 2017
Colombia’s flourishing gold illegal mining business requires explosives, many of which are sourced illicitly. This essential yet overlooked trade has opened the door for powerful criminal bosses to forge a lucrative black market that involves a large cast of characters, including assassins, legal mining companies and even the Colombian army.
y do us pols n bureaucrats call Colombia a "democracy" even while thy admit santos ignored the plebiscite results? now he rules by decree https://t.co/YicRKnMSV6
— MaryAnastasiaO'Grady (@MaryAnastasiaOG) June 14, 2017