PABLO ESCOBAR

Oxycontin

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.
Emma Ockerman
5.29.19
Munchies

Controversial "Pablo's Escoburgers" Pop-Up Serves Burgers Topped with Fake Cocaine

"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."
Jelisa Castrodale
2.1.19
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
Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell made it rain cocaine on himself after Don Blankenship lost

The Senate Majority Leader tweeted a photoshopped shot of his head on Pablo Escobar's body.
Alex Lubben
5.9.18
unexpected developments

Pablo Escobar's Brother Says He Met an FBI Agent Posing As Satoshi Nakamoto

Roberto Escobar launched “Dietbitcoin” and released a 280-page memoir.
Jordan Pearson
3.22.18
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
COLOMBIA

Inside the Colombian Kitchen That's Making Rebels and Soldiers into Chefs

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.
Laura Dixon
9.10.17
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
drug bust

Donald Trump’s face appeared on heroin packages in Florida

Tess Owen
2.5.17
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