Colombia Spy Scandal

Politics • American • South America
Colombia’s armed forces spied journalists, politicians and judges

Colombia's military chief General Luis Fernando Navarro vows to root out army officials linked to spy scandal naming rogue elements inside the armed forces.

The defense ministry on Friday announced the ouster of 11 unnamed military officials and the resignation of a general related to the scandal.

Magazine Semana reported more than 130 people, among them foreign and domestic journalists, had been hacked and information about their contacts, families and addresses collected.