A Friend Once Warned the Billionaire Behind OxyContin That He "Could Become Pablo Escobar of the New Millennium”
"I hate to say this, but ..." the friend wrote to Richard Sackler in a 2002 email.
"You can clearly see the difference between the people who have tried our delicious burgers and the Colombians who just don’t like the name."
A tale of two Escobars.
More than 20 years after the death of the "king of cocaine," countries are still dealing with the aftermath.
The Senate Majority Leader tweeted a photoshopped shot of his head on Pablo Escobar's body.
Roberto Escobar launched “Dietbitcoin” and released a 280-page memoir.
Forget the original. This is the best damn thing we've seen all year.
Narkokrig og rock-revolution i Escobars Medellín: Sådan inspirerede "El Titán" en hel generation af sydamerikanske metalhoveder
Pablo Escobar var efter sigende til rock. Da han var allermest magtfuld, siges det, at han engang fløj Rolling Stones, REO Speedwagon og Samantha Fox ind for at optræde i sit palæ.
"If we don't receive it, we will close their little show," Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria said of 'Narcos.'
Former FARC guerrillas work right alongside demobilized Colombian army soliders in the kitchens of Juan Manuel Barrientos' acclaimed restaurants in Medellín and Bogotá, where the chef tries to sew peace through cooking.
Having been tipped by some to win the 1994 World Cup, an own goal from Andres Escobar helped to end Colombia’s dream at the group stage. Five days later, he was shot dead in a nightclub parking lot in Medellin.
Watch a trailer for the upcoming biopic, starring Tom Cruise as the commercial pilot turned drug runner.