Colombia to send more troops to Narino and Cauca

Posted on September 29, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Crime, Drug Activity, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity

Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos will send more troops to the country’s two southern provinces Narino and Cauca following a recent surge in drug-related violence.
Santos said the number of armed forces in Narino, which is home to about 50 percent of Colombia’s illicit coca production, will be increased to 3,353 from 2,780 during the next two months and there will be similar increase in troops in Cauca. Read Article

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