Title

Urabeños vs. Pachenca - The Fight for Colombia's Port of Santa Marta

Alternate Title

Urabeños vs. Pachenca: la lucha por los puertos de Santa Marta en Colombia

Date of Publication

2021 12:00 AM

Security Theme

Transnational Organized Crime

Description

As the Urabeños expand into Santa Marta, capital of the Magdalena department, violence and homicides have been on the rise. The Pachenca, a smaller family based gang that has primarily controlled the area. The Urabeños have escalated attempts to control the area over the last few years. This article explores the importance of gaining control of Santa Marta for the Urabeños.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Urabeños vs. Pachenca - The Fight for Colombia's Port of Santa Marta

As the Urabeños expand into Santa Marta, capital of the Magdalena department, violence and homicides have been on the rise. The Pachenca, a smaller family based gang that has primarily controlled the area. The Urabeños have escalated attempts to control the area over the last few years. This article explores the importance of gaining control of Santa Marta for the Urabeños.