PABLO ESCOBAR

The 2018 FIFA World Cup

The Own Goal That Led to Murder

A tale of two Escobars.
Hydall Codeen
6.22.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pablo Escobar's Brother Is Suing Netflix for $1 Billion

"If we don't receive it, we will close their little show," Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria said of 'Narcos.'
Beckett Mufson
9.21.17
Andrés Escobar

How Colombia’s 1994 World Cup Campaign Led to the Murder of Andres Escobar

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.
Will Magee
7.20.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'American Made' Brings Real-Life Drug Smuggler Barry Seal to the Big Screen

Watch a trailer for the upcoming biopic, starring Tom Cruise as the commercial pilot-turned-drug runner.
VICE Staff
6.5.17
Noisey

“El Titan” and Heavy Metal in Pablo Escobar’s Medellín

Remembering "the Colombian Bruce Dickinson" who survived the drug wars and inspired a generation of South American metalheads.
Alex De Moller
5.13.17
Features

“El Titan” and Heavy Metal in Pablo Escobar’s Medellín

Remembering "the Colombian Bruce Dickinson" who survived the drug wars and inspired a generation of South American metalheads
Alex De Moller
5.12.17
Internet Exploring

Wiz Khalifa Smoked Next to Pablo Escobar's Grave and Pissed Off Colombia

TFW the blunt hits and you forget about the drug wars.
Phil Witmer
3.27.17
Film

Watch an Exclusive Behind the Scenes Look at Pablo Escobar’s Death on Narcos

See how the show prepared for the kingpin's gruesome end.
Amil Niazi
10.26.16
Stuff

The Story Behind an Infamous Escobar Cartel Assassination

Barry Seal made a killing selling drugs for the Ochoa brothers, but after being outed as a key DEA informant, he was a marked man.
Seth Ferranti
3.28.16
Stuff

The Nazi-Loving Drug Lord Who Revolutionized the Cocaine Smuggling Industry

When Carlos "Crazy Charlie" Lehder of the Medellin cartel, was eventually taken down for his drug crimes, the prosecutors compared his cocaine transportation system to what Henry Ford was to automobiles.
Seth Ferranti
1.9.16
Stuff

Blowing Up $200,000 Worth of Cocaine with the Peruvian National Police

In this excerpt from our new documentary, we travel to the jungle with the Peruvian National Police to bust hidden cocaine labs.
VICE Staff
10.13.15
VICE Specials

How Pablo Escobar's Legacy of Violence Drives Today's Cartel Wars - Part 2

In part two of this VICE documentary, a former Escobar hitman gives us a tour of the criminal underworld in Lima, Peru.
VICE Staff
10.6.15
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