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Colombia - The Jewel of South America, Part 1

Joan Moran | Posted 01.04.2016 | Travel
Joan Moran

I considered that my travel dream came true when I experienced the natural beauty and the exquisite wild animal life in South Africa last year. I had saved 10 years for that trip, and the reality of my tour was better than the projections of my dream.

Colombia - The Jewel of South America, Part 2

Joan Moran | Posted 12.29.2015 | Travel
Joan Moran

In the months before I went to Colombia on tour, I was reading a book called Salt. Did you know that salt was the most precious commodity since almost the existence of mankind? Salt linked every city, every country, and every tribe for thousands of years before the birth of Christ and thousands of years after.

Kid In Pablo Escobar Costume Stirs Up Halloween Controversy

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 10.30.2015 | Latino Voices

A short video of a little boy dressed up for Halloween as infamous Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar is drawing criticism from those who say it's ...

Chapo's (Second) Escape Highlights Drug War Farce

Ted Lewis | Posted 07.13.2015 | Crime
Ted Lewis

Chapo Guzman's escape further undermines the already wounded credibility of Enrique Peña Nieto and his security apparatus. But more than that, it underlines the futility of the war on drugs and its reliance on taking out "kingpins" while never questioning the flawed prohibition policies that drive the whole bloody mess.

Benicio Del Toro and Josh Hutcherson Find 'Paradise Lost' in 'Escobar'

Alex Simon | Posted 06.27.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Suddenly surf, sand and fun are replaced with palatial mansions, dazzling jewelry, exotic cars and cocaine. And guns. And murder. A classic tale of innocence corrupted and good vs. evil, Escobar: Paradise Lost, a Radius-TWC release, hits theaters today, June 26.

The Two Sides Of Pablo Escobar

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.07.2014 | Latino Voices

There’s two sides to every story and it’s no different when it comes to the world’s most infamous drug kingpin: Pablo Escobar. Benicio del ...

Pablo Escobar's Former Hit Man Freed From Prison Despite Protests

AP | JOSHUA GOODMAN | Posted 10.27.2014 | Crime

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A former hit man for Pablo Escobar who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of the Colombian drug kingpin's army of assa...

WATCH: Benicio Del Toro Transforms Into Infamous Drug Lord

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.16.2014 | Latino Voices

No one escapes from Benicio del Toro, especially when he transforms into Pablo Escobar. A first look at the Puerto Rican actor in his ruthless rol...

The Problem Of Pablo Escobar's Hippos

BBC | Posted 07.03.2014 | World

A herd of hippopotamuses once owned by the late Colombian drug baron Pablo Escobar has been taking over the countryside near his former ranch - and no...

New Pablo Escobar Series 'Will Be Like Nothing Ever Seen Before'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.03.2014 | Latino Voices

Pablo Escobar may have died over 20 years ago, but it seems the world isn’t tired of bringing the notorious drug lord’s story back to life. Ea...

The Legacy Of Pablo Escobar

VOXXI | Alejandro Sanchez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Pablo Escobar is still remembered two decades after his death in Colombia, and Latin America in general, but the way he is recalled varies. Twenty ...

Pablo Escobar Will Not Be Trademarked

AP | Posted 11.13.2013 | Latino Voices

BOGOTA, Colombia — Colombia's government has refused to register as a trademark the full name of Pablo Escobar, the country's most notorious cri...

Actor REALLY Wanted This Role

Posted 09.10.2013 | Entertainment

It's common practice for actors to go to extreme lengths immersing themselves in a character after getting the part. But John Leguizamo became entrenc...

Nicolas Entel on Getting Pablo Escobar's Son to Agree to Sins of My Father Documentary

Vanessa Erazo | Posted 10.16.2013 | Latino Voices
Vanessa Erazo

Back in the '80s Escobar acquired massive amounts of wealth, controlled 80 percent of the world's cocaine supply, ordered the murders of hundreds of people, and at one point was even elected to Colombia's Congress.

12 Reasons to Visit Colombia

Judith Fein | Posted 06.29.2013 | Travel
Judith Fein

My husband Paul and I just came back from our second trip to Colombia. We know what you are thinking: danger, danger, drugs, dissolution, despair. Here's what I am thinking: fabulous, friendly, fun, fave country.

Pablo Escobar To Hit The Big Screen

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.20.2012 | Latino Voices

Benicio del Toro is no stranger to iconic roles -- even less to those involving drug cartels -- and now, Variety reports, the Puerto Rican actor is in...

Alleged Drunk Driver Claims Ties To Pablo Escobar

Posted 11.19.2012 | Miami

A Kendall man arrested for DUI and speeding in the Keys tried to get out his arrest by bribing authorities and bragging that he once worked as a hit m...

The 10 Richest Drug Dealers Ever

Posted 10.17.2012 | Money

Who are the richest drug dealers of all time? Celebrity Net Worth has the answer. On Tuesday, the money-minded blog posted a list of the top 20 mos...

LOOK: Fashion Line Inspired By Infamous Drug Lord

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.17.2012 | Latino Voices

A picture of a poor Colombian student -- his stony stare stamped across a T-shirt asking “What’s your future looking like?” But the future o...

LOOK: Pablo Escobar Lives On In Popular Sticker Book

Posted 08.11.2012 | Latino Voices

A Pablo Escobar sticker book -- complete with baseball-card style pictures from the life of the infamous Colombian cartel boss --has been making the r...

WATCH: Pablo Escobar's TV Series Penned By His Victims' Children

Posted 05.29.2012 | Latino Voices

The most infamous cocaine kingpin of all time is getting his own TV show. On Monday night, “Escobar, el Patron del Mal” (“Escobar, The Boss ...

Where 'Narco Beauty' Reins

Posted 01.11.2012 | Latino Voices

High fashion in the land of Pablo Escobar has a distinctly Latin flavor, a surreal place where the narco-aesthetic is proudly flaunted with "mountains...

VIDEO: Inside Medellin Fashion Week

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

The provocateurs at Vice have just released the latest in a series of videos tracking down the world's most under-the-radar, unexpected and interestin...

In Colombia, In Search Of Pablo Escobar

Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel

A Colombian tourism company has launched an itinerary that takes visitors to Pablo Escobar's home near downtown Medellin, the safe house where he made...

Pablo Escobar's 'Political Godfather' Sent Back To Prison

AP | By LIBARDO CARDONA | Posted 11.03.2011 | Latino Voices

BOGOTA, Colombia -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated the murder conviction of a former justice minister for masterminding the 1989 assassinat...