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food safety

2 Chainz' Tapas Restaurant Miserably Failed Its Recent Health Inspection

Inspectors recently visited Escobar, Mr. Chainz’ new tapas restaurant, and discovered that everything was decidedly not "fresh as hell," especially the meat and dairy products.
Jelisa Castrodale
2.23.17
Stuff

What McDonald's and Walmart Can Teach Drug Cartels

Writer Tom Wainwright's latest book Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel looks at the drug trade as if it were a legal business, finding common ground between the underworld and legitimate corporations.
Seth Ferranti
2.27.16
VICE Specials

How Pablo Escobar's Legacy of Violence Drives Today's Cartel Wars - Part 1

In part one of our three-part documentary, we meet two DEA agents who spent years on the trail of the elusive king of cocaine and became the basis for Netflix's show, 'Narcos.'
VICE Staff
9.28.15
VICE Specials

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

Countries around the globe are still grappling with the aftermath of Pablo Escobar's reign 30 years after his death. Our upcoming special takes a look at the new cartel wars and the druglord's lasting influence.​
VICE Staff
9.23.15
americas

British Man Imprisoned for Florida Murders 'Framed' by Drug Lord Pablo Escobar, Ex-Hitman Claims

A notorious assassin for Colombian kingpin Pablo Escobar said he wanted to clear his conscience in an affidavit to a court assessing the case of Kris Maharaj, who has served 28 years in prison for the killings in a Miami hotel.
Ben Bryant
11.14.14
americas

British Man May Have Florida Double Murder Conviction Overturned After 28 Years in Prison

Kris Maharaj was given the death penalty for the 1986 killings in a Miami hotel. Now, a court has heard evidence that Pablo Escobar's Medellin drug cartel carried out the murders — and that police officers helped frame him.
Ben Bryant
11.14.14