Las Autodefensas Gaitanistas de Colombia (AGC)

Autodefensas Gaitanistas (AGC) is a neo paramilitary and drug trafficking group that has been a long-time rival of both Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and Ejercito de Liberacion Nacional (ELN) in Colombia.  Though in November 2015 it was reported that AGC was to be included in the FARC peace deal, they declined to participate.  Instead following the 2016 FARC peace deal, the AGC moved into FARC territory in central Colombia and has assumed almost absolute control of the organized criminal activity along both the Pacific and Carribean coasts.05 September 2017In a video released on You Tube AGC leader, “Otoniel,” said AGC would consider a surrender under certain, specific circumstancesAs Central Command, we are more united than ever and with the strong will that Colombia achieves an absolute peace for the Colombian people. --DARIO ANTONIO USUGA, A.K.A. “OTONIEL”14 July 2017On 12 July 2017, Efren Vargas, aka “Culo…

Las Autodefensas Gaitanistas de Colombia (AGC), also known as Gaitanista Self-Defenses of Colombia, Los Urabeños, Úsuga Clan, Clan Gulf / Clan del Golfo, Gaitanists is a group formed c. 2007.
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