Colombian riminal justice system
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... Problems of the Colombian Criminal Justice System Inequality among citizens and various indigenous communities, weak governments, absenceof citizen participation in governance, widespread corruption, and an ineffective legal system have been root cause of Colombia's problems and have strengthened criminals such as Pablo Escobar. Bowden's statement in the book 'Killing Pablo' that "Its government is weak, by design and tradition. In vast regions to the south and west, and even in the mountain villages outside the major cities, live communities only lightly touched by nation, government, or law" lays open the structural deficiencies of Colombian criminal justice system.
A strong judiciary is necessa...