Harsher Penalties for Extortion, Microtrafficking and Roadblocks in Colombia

Harsher Penalties for Extortion, Microtrafficking and Roadblocks in Colombia

By Geraldine Cook
September 13, 2013

Colombian Minister of National Defense Juan Carlos Pinzón, submitted to Congress a bill that seeks to strengthen the fight against extortion, micro-trafficking, smuggling, illegal mining, and roadblocks, and includes measures to guarantee the protection of minors that break the law.

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