PABLO ESCOBAR

Drugs

Inside the Insane Story of How Pablo Escobar Was Finally Captured

More than 20 years after the death of the "king of cocaine," countries are still dealing with the aftermath.
VICE Staff
5.12.18
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
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
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Pablo Escobar Might Not Survive the Second Season of 'Narcos'

The new season premieres September 2 on Netflix.
VICE Staff
8.23.16
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
VICE Specials

How Pablo Escobar's Legacy of Violence Drives Today's Cartel Wars - Part 3

In the last part of our three-part documentary, we embed with the Peruvian National Police as they trek into the Upper-Huallaga, once the main coca supplier region to the Medellín Cartel.
VICE Staff
10.13.15
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
Travel

Teenage Hitmen Describe How They Killed People

In this excerpt from the VICE documentary about narcos in South America, host Monica Villamizar meets three young hitmen to talk about the murder business.
VICE Staff
10.6.15
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
tech

This Guy Developed Computer Software to Map Corruption Between Colombian Authorities and Organized Crime Groups

Eduardo Salcedo-Albarán has helped to uncover links between government officials and narco-paramilitary commanders.
Nick Chester
10.2.15
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