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New Allegations Of Massive Corruption In Colombian Armed Forces And Threats Against Whistleblowers

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New Allegations Of Massive Corruption In Colombian Armed Forces And Threats Against Whistleblowers

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Local media in Colombia this week have been scrutinizing the statements of the retired colonel, Martín Arrauth. The former military intelligence officer participated in the Bastón operation, an investigation that revealed a major corruption scandal within the Colombian Army after details were first published by the Semana media outlet.

According to sources within the institutions, Arrauth was a long-time confidant of the former commander of the military forces, General Alberto José Mejía, today Colombia’s ambassador to Australia.

Colonel Arrauth was one of the Army’s Counterintelligence Commanders from December 2015 to July 2018.

He took part in the restructuring and reorganization of the National Army’s Counterintelligence during that period, and took part in planning not only the Bastón mission, but more than 700 other related operations pursuant to orders and directives of his superior officers.

According to the officer, the objective of the operations was to identify, prevent, detect, interrupt or counteract foreign intelligence activities, terrorist organizations, subversive agents or activities and other possible threats to the preservation of personnel, facilities, infrastructure, equipment and information, all within the framework of the relevant constitutional and legal foundations and requirements.

This week he has been identified both from within the Armed Forces as well as by other sources as one of the people who has delivered to the press a large number of documents about the alleged irregular, criminal and corrupt actions of officers, which he found during the almost three years that he was at the forefront of military counterintelligence.

Regarding his work, retired Colonel Arrauth affirmed that many of the processes were carried out by the Prosecutor’s Office and the Attorney General’s Office, and that they possess all the relevant documents and inquiries as well as more than 25,000 polygraph tests and recordings.

And in the face of the leaking of the documentation to the media, the officer, in a communication that he sent to Caracol Radio, said that “he will never violate the legal requirements and obligations of the work missions, let alone the intelligence law, as some journalists have alleged who are unaware of the reality of planning and directing, synchronizing information, processing and dissemination, as a tool for command decision-making.”

Colonel Arrauth also responded to former director of the Military Criminal Justice Tribunal Alejandro Ramírez, who in an interview claimed that he had profited from the payment of rewards.

On the contrary, he said that “he was never paid any reward for the operations and work missions that he had operationally under his command or for protocols, processes and procedures that he directed in the National Army’s Counterintelligence, a matter that is easily verifiable in the files of said agency”.

The former head of the Army’s counterintelligence, who he claims has been decorated 53 times and has two master’s degrees, denounced that since he left office he has been the subject of constant monitoring, surveillance and threats by unknown persons, “presumably from structures of power, who not only seek to dishonour his impeccable military career, easily verifiable in his resume, but also jeopardize his life and personal integrity and that of his entire family.”

He said that thanks to the work he completed, more than 3,000 men were dismissed from the Armed Forces and that is why he is now the target of attacks.


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cechas vodobenikov

Americas closed ally in latin amerika—expected

Zionism = EVIL

Anything the Americunt arseholes and the Jew cunts infect is contaminated for ever. The Colombian dopers and their CIA masters are funding 80% of global terrorism by selling cocaine via Jew cartels in Europe.

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There’s the real deal,coksukn zionist pig/100% fail,thank god he got the boot and its soros/nazicomment image skanks too!

Tommy Jensen

Actually Turnbull is right in his analysis here.

Islam has no problem in finding water, their 12 storey high rise building contains 3 small bathrooms in small apartments of 70m2. Swimming pools every 100m.
Muslim women take shower 3 times a day, rub well smelling natural oil into their body, take care of all their nails, scrub not only their teeth but also tongue and surrounding.
Then they take a scarf around their long hair, for safety under work and to avoid hair, dandruff and dirt in the cooking, and then they avoid eating swine because industrial swine live under so bad conditions so the eat their own vomit and turd which goes into the meat.

Then you arrive in the West who cant find water although its raining down in their heads, who only build 1 bathroom in their house and apartments “to save water”.
Western women take shower once a day, smell awful of bad chemical parfumes and cremes, scrub only their teeth, avoid scarfs because its suppression of women, eat swine as their preferred meal for themselves and stupid their children.

Arab traditional schools learn about the universe and all basic disciplines in gramma, math, physics, biology, geography. Only where Western Deep State has been in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Saudi schools, they have Salafist school books printed in NYC .

Liberal guy

Zio bastards and there democracy


They are the drug cartels,they bribed certain others,they are cia/hato scum,they have the kweer leader!

chris chuba

So he was one of the good guys trying to expose corruption? That was my interpretation. Perhaps putting a good vs bad guy label on this is too simplistic, just trying to follow the story. I get that he might have been overplaying this hand a bit.


Chris, sadly i dont think there are any good or bad guys. We are all constraint by the cards we are dealt, the childhood, education, psychology, and the choices we made based on those factors.
I for one have made choices and dont thinks i badly regret, but those just push me to do more good.
And living in circumstances like in those South American countries, you can hardly not get corrupted and always stay loyal to your values.
It may be easier for us in richer countries, but even here it is getting harder and harder.
OFC, there are people who are committing heinous crimes, and they need to be taken care of. But that does not mean they could have turned out different, had they had the chance to have a different start in life.
Anyway, i always value your comments, they are very humane, balanced and thoughtful. Cheers!

Tommy Jensen

Off course there are good and bad guys. We all have a choice during our lives. Some chose deliberately the bad side, others like me chose the good side.

I for my part have always been among the bright good guys, never done any failure and if I did, it was because the other motherfokkers fokked it up! Period.

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