Pablo Escobar

Argentina minus Lionel Messi slump to shock defeat in Bolivia

Edgardo Bauza’s side are third in the South American qualifying section after defeat in the world's highest capital, with their place at the finals …

Soccer

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

TFW the blunt hits and you forget about the drug wars.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Noisey Canada.</i><p>Since its early days, rap has celebrated larger-than-life businessmen, crime lords, and drug kingpins, which has resulted in rappers comparing themselves to some questionable individuals. It …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Wiz Khalifa Visits Pablo Escobar's Grave, Leaves Flowers And Marijuana

Wiz Khalifa has gotten some heat for paying his respects to an infamous drug lord while the rapper was visiting Colombia.<p>The Pittsburgh native was …

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Rapper Wiz Khalifa sparks outrage for visit to Pablo Escobar's grave

(CNN)American rap artist Wiz Khalifa has kicked up quite the controversy on his visit to Colombia.<p>During a trip to perform at a festival in Medellin, the celebrity posted pictures to his Instagram account of him apparently paying tribute to the late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar. The rapper …

South America

Messi-less Argentina in serious danger of missing out on World Cup

The captain was absent for a 2-0 defeat at altitude, and if his ban is not reduced on appeal the clueless Albiceleste face an uphill struggle<p><i>La concha de tu madre</i>, which translates literally - and rather more offensively - into English as "your mother's c***", is a classic, almost poetic Argentine …

Soccer

Wiz Khalifa's Pablo Escobar Grave Visit Angers Colombians

Rapper Wiz Khalifa's recognition of late Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar on social media received an angry response from the country some say …

Conservative POV

‘Sincronia,’ ‘PSI,’ ‘Cockfighter,’ ‘Guerra de Idolos,’ Featured At MipDrama Latam Screenings

The Wit unveils the new face of Latin America drama<p>Televisa’s “Sincronía,” HBO Latin America’s “PSI,” Telefe’s “The Cockfighter” and Telemundo’s …

Latin America

Wiz Khalifa under fire for visiting drug lord Pablo Escobar’s grave

Wiz Khalifa. AP<p>American hip-hop artist Wiz Khalifa has had his fair share of controversy throughout his illustrious music career. But his latest …

Philippines

Pablo Escobar's death cleared the way for a much more sinister kind of criminal in Colombia

After Pablo Escobar was gunned down on a rooftop in Medellin, Colombia, the massive cartel he helped build to shuttle cocaine to the US and wreak violence throughout Colombia soon came apart.<p>In the Medellin cartel's absence, the Cali cartel, which had financed the extralegal groups that helped hunt …

Cartels

Colombians are fuming after Wiz Khalifa paid tribute to Pablo Escobar at his grave

Rapper Wiz Khalifa arrived in the Colombian city of Medellin last week to perform and then took a side trip to the grave of Pablo Escobar, Colombia’s most notorious drug lord, posting a photo of flowers and a joint next to the tombstone.<p>Commenters on the photo expressed anger that Khalifa’s post …

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Rapper Wiz Khalifa sparks anger after visiting Pablo Escobar's grave with a joint and flowers

He had posted a photo on Instagram of his trip to the cemetery in Medellin, Colombia, where the drug lord is buried.<p>American rapper Wiz Khalifa has …

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“Scoundrel” Wiz Khalifa Pisses Off The Mayor Of Medellin With Pablo Escobar Tribute - Exclusive Hip Hop News, Interviews, Rumors, Rap & Music Videos

<b>(AllHipHop News)</b> Pittsburgh rap star Wiz Khalifa has drawn the wrath of Colombians, after a trip to the country turned into a bunch of bad …

Rap & Hip-Hop

‘Narcos’ Season 3 Spoilers: New Season Will Focus On Cocaine, Corruption

“Narcos“ Season 3 will pick up after Pablo Escobar’s (Wagner Moura) death. According to the spoilers for the Netflix show, the new season will focus …

Cartels

Meet the cocaine-addled, Hitler-obsessed drug smuggler who tried to take down Pablo Escobar

Pablo Escobar is remembered as the face of the Medellin cartel, the Colombian criminal organization that flooded the world with cocaine in the 1980s.<p>But for all his deeds and bluster, Escobar was just one member of a clan of traffickers who helped create the Medellin cartel.<p>And in terms of narco …

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Archivo Muerto

Since the mid-90s, Colombia has struggled mightily to shed its reputation as one of the world’s most violent countries. While the crime rate (and homicide rate, in particular) have gone down over the past two decades, this violent history still remains etched in the minds of Colombia’s …

Photography

My Time Travelling in Medellin

The hardest part of writing about Medellín is finding something to say about this city that has not been said or written before. It is also quite …

South America

How to Survive an Interview With Pablo Escobar’s Hitman

In a new documentary, Sydney author Rusty Young sits down with the main players of Escobar's former cartel.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Australia.</i><p>Rusty Young is an Australian writer best known for his book <i>Marching Powder,</i> which chronicles a voluntary three-month stint in Bolivia's …

Cartels

Get ready for a wave of El Chapo programming

Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán fancies himself the star of a life worthy of the the big screen. So thirsty was the notorious drug lord to bring his story …

Cartels

Pablo Escobar's Son Slams 'Narcos' for Turning His Father Into 'a Hero'

So many people have fallen in love with the Netflix original series <i>Narcos.</i> That is except for one person: <b>Juan Pablo Escobar</b>'s son, <b>Sebastian Marroquin.</b><p>READ: Rejoice! Netflix Orders Two More Seasons of 'Narcos'<p>Marroquin, who publicly speaks out against the drug profligacy in Colombia, is completely …

Netflix

Sony Pictures in Final Negotiations for 'Hunting El Chapo'

Sony Pictures is in final negotiations for the rights to “Hunting El Chapo: The Thrilling Inside Story of The American Lawman Who Captures The …

Cartels

Son of drugs baron Pablo Escobar criticises Netflix's Narcos for glorifying father's life

'Series about narcos have turned my father into a hero,' he said.<p>The son of notorious Colombian drugs baron Pablo Escobar has criticised …

Netflix

Drug Boss Escobar Worked for the CIA

The notorious cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar worked closely with the CIA, according to his son. In this episode of The Geopolitical Report, we look at …

Cartels

Pablo Escobar's right-hand man: 'I will always be a killer'

Rusty Young has crossed paths with some of the world’s most dangerous people.<p>The Australian journalist spent four months inside a Bolivian prison where he met murderers, rapists and made friends for life with a drug smuggler who later named his first born “Rusty.”<p>But there’s one interview that made …

Crime

Pablo Escobar's Son Blasts Netflix Series

Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar’s son blasted the depiction of his father in the Netflix series <i>Narcos</i>. “I am not against telling stories, but I am against glorifying criminals and showing drug trafficking as glamorous. This confuses youths,” Sebastian Marroquin, 39, told El Periodico. “I receive …

Netflix

Pablo Escobar’s Son Slams Netflix For Glorifying Criminals In ‘Narcos’

The son of infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar slammed depictions of his father's life like those in the hit Netflix series "Narcos", saying …

Netflix

Pablo Escobar’s son slams TV series for ’glorifying’ criminals

MADRID, Spain — The son of infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar slammed depictions of his father’s life like those in the hit Netflix series …

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'They want to be that criminal': Pablo Escobar's son slams TV series for 'glorifying' criminals like his father

Madrid (AFP) - The son of infamous Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar slammed depictions of his father's life like those in the hit Netflix series "Narcos," saying they "glorify" criminals, in an interview published Sunday.<p>"I am not against telling stories, but I am against glorifying criminals and …

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Before You Start 'Chilling,' Netflix Wants to Help You Work Out

It's time to lose the potato chips. The streaming service has instructions to make a personal trainer device.<p>There may no longer be a need to feel guilty binge-watching your favorite Netflix shows. The video-streaming company has found a way to get you to work out before you start “Netflix and …

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Cult Corner: ‘Pablo Escobar, el patron del mal’ The Spanish-Language Predecessor of ‘Narcos’

<i>When we talk about streaming culture, we’re usually enthusing about what’s new, but one of the best things about streaming is how it’s made old and</i> …

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Wiz Khalifa's Visit to Pablo Escobar's Tomb Infuriates Colombian Mayor

American rapper Wiz Khalifa recently dropped by the grave of Pablo Escobar, known as one of the world's most infamous drug lords. Taking to his social media, Khalifa posted pics of him standing at the cocaine kingpin's tomb in Medellín while he smoked a blunt and laid down some flowers. Khalifa is …

South America