Could paramilitaries fill the void left by FARC? – UpFront - http://ctlive.info | cape town south africa vacationJune 16, 2017 7:07 pm
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With the FARC set to fully disarm soon and turn a new leaf in Colombian politics, some worry that the void left by the guerrilla fighters will simply be filled by paramilitary groups instead.
“You are seeing an integration of drug trafficking, and you are seeing these illegal groups,” says Santos. “They are going to grow with dissidents from the FARC and getting involved in the business. So, if the government doesn’t have a tough hand against them, we are going to see a big problem in the near future.
In this web extra, Francisco Santos discusses the void left by the FARC and the possible rise of dangerous paramilitary groups.