Terrorism & Insurgency

Violent risks intelligence bulletin – 18 February 2019

18 February 2019


Colombia - 15 Feb 2019: In a rural zone of Arauquita, Arauca, suspected Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) dissident militants kidnapped three environmental engineers working for a regional state environmental agency.

Mexico - 16 Feb 2019: In Acapulco, Guerrero, the navy said that 156 "elite" marines and nine tactical vehicles had been deployed to strengthen security operations being carried out in the municipality.

Peru - 14 Feb 2019: Frontera Energy said that it had lost USD10 million since November 2018, and that it was rethinking its presence in Peru because the government was not able to repair a pipeline that had been damaged by local communities.

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