The Most Notorious Drug Kingpins Of All-Time
By now, most of us are well acquainted with the popular Scarface film. Sure, it’s a work of fiction, but it was inspired by a particular person, one who’s extremely dangerous: a drug lord. Mankind has...
Frank Sinatra Was ‘A Good Drug Dealer' Says Drug Lord Pablo Escobar’s Son
Sebastian Marroquin, pictured, claimed that legendary singer Frank Sinatra was a secret business partner with his late father and Colombian drug cartel leader Pablo Escobar. Sebastian Marroquín descri...
The Most Notorious Drug Kingpins Of All-Time
By now, most of us are well acquainted with the popular Scarface film. Sure, it’s a work of fiction, but it was inspired by a particular person, one who’s extremely dangerous: a drug lord. Mankind has...
José Gonzalo Rodríguez Gacha
José Gonzalo Rodríguez Gacha (May 1947 – December 15, 1989), also known by the nickname El Mexicano, was a Colombian drug lord who was one of the leaders of the notorious Medellín Cartel along with th...
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Carlos Lehder
Carlos Enrique Lehder Rivas or simply Carlos Lehder (born September 7, 1949) is a Colombian drug lord currently imprisoned in the United States, having been co-founder of the Medellín Cartel. Born in ...
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Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela
Gilberto José Rodríguez Orejuela, born on January 30, 1939, in Mariquita, Tolima, is a Colombian druglord, formerly one of the leaders of the Cali Cartel, based in the city of Cali.
Gilberto Rodrí...
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Pablo Escobar
Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria (December 1, 1949 – December 2, 1993) was a notorious and wealthy Colombian drug lord and an exclusive cocaine trafficker. In 1983, he had a short-lived car...
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Virginia Vallejo
Virginia Vallejo García is a Colombian author, journalist, television anchorwoman, media personality, socialite, and political asylee in the United States of America. On July 18, 2006, the DEA took he...
Virginia Vallejo - Wikipedia
Diego León Montoya Sánchez
Diego León Montoya Sánchez (born January 11, 1958/1961), also known as Don Diego, is a former Colombian crime boss leader of the Norte del Valle drug cartel. On October 25, 2002, Montoya was listed a...
Diego León Montoya Sánchez - Wikipedia
Paramilitarism in Colombia
Right-wing paramilitary groups in Colombia are armed groups that claim to be acting in opposition to revolutionary Marxist-Leninist guerrilla forces and their allies among the civilian population. Ant...
Paramilitarism in Colombia - Wikipedia
Álvaro Uribe
Álvaro Uribe Vélez ([ˈalβaɾo uˈɾiβe ˈβeles]; born 4 July 1952) is a Colombian politician who served as the 31st President of Colombia from 2002 to 2010. In 2012 Uribe and a group of political allies f...
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Ernesto Samper
Ernesto Samper Pizano (born 3 August 1950) is a Colombian politician. Samper is a member of the aristocratic, wealthy and influential Samper family. He served as the President of Colombia from 1994 to...
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Alfonso López Michelsen
Alfonso López Michelsen (30 June 1913 – 11 July 2007) was the 24th President of Colombia from 1974 to 1978.
López was the son of former two time president of Colombia, Alfonso López Pumarejo. He ...
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Alberto Santofimio
Alberto Santofimio Botero (Born on June 17, 1942) is a Colombian politician member of the Colombian Liberal Party. He has been Minister of Justice, a two-time presidential candidate and a Senator. He ...
Search Bloc
The Search Bloc (Spanish: Bloque de Búsqueda) was the name of three Special Operations units of the National Police of Colombia (Policía Nacional de Colombia). They were originally focused on capt...
La Catedral
75°35′6″W / 6.11778°N 75.58500°W / 6.11778; -75.58500La Catedral was a prison overlooking the city of Medellín in Colombia. The prison was built to specifications ordered by M...
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Los Pepes
Los Pepes, a name derived from the Spanish phrase "Perseguidos por Pablo Escobar" ("People persecuted by Pablo Escobar"), was a short-lived vigilante group composed of enemies of drug lord Pablo Escob...