The largest Colombian criminal gang, the Gulf Clan, calls for a cease-fire for christmas and the new year and asks the other a Colombian gangs to use their weapons to lay down during the holidays.
The gang holds a cease-fire for a month. “We invite all the armed groups that are part of the conflict to participate with the aim to contribute to the peace’, said the Gulf Clan on his site Sunday. In Colombia, it has long been tradition for gangs to during christmas and verkiezingsperiodes to lay down their arms.
The Gulf Clan, and is accused of drug smuggling in cooperation with Mexican cartels, extortion and illegal mining of gold. The gang is seen as Colombia’s largest criminal organization.