Medellin Cartel

Type: Organization
Name: Medellin Cartel
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Gabriel García Marquez: much more than magical realism

Like millions of people who read his wonderful books, I was sorry to hear that Gabriel García Márquez had ‘stretched his leg and gone to the other neighborhood’, as the Spanish expression pithily puts it. I knew that he was suffering from Alzheimer’s, ... [Published Red Pepper - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Postcard from Medellín: A Big WUF for Urban Equity

“Is this your first WUF?” is a question commonly asked at the World Urban Forum , a gathering for, by, and about city people that was first convened by UN Habitat in Nairobi in 2002 and descended on Medellín, Colombia last week for its 7th incarnation. ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Corruption in Peru

On Saturday in Lima, the Finance Minister Luis Miguel Castilla reported in an interview with RPP radio that the Peruvian economy was in an “irreversible decentralization process” and that State control was weakening, leaving the responsibilities of politics ... [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

ONLY ON NETFLIX : Wagner Moura As Pablo Escobar In Narcos Coming In 2015

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Entertainment Newsweekly -- Brazil's top film star Wagner Moura will bring back to life the charismatic trafficker and politician Pablo Escobar in a Netflix Original Series Narcos from acclaimed director Jose Padilha ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

Urabeños Plan to Expand into Emerald Region: Police

Colombia 's most powerful criminal syndicate, the Urabeños , is moving in on the lucrative emerald business, looking to take control of the gem trade and the money laundering potential of this under-regulated industry.The plan was discovered after Colombia's ... [Published InSight Crime - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Almost 2 tons of cocaine seized off Puerto Rico coast

A 1.8 ton cocaine shipment worth an estimated $50 million that was thought to be destined for the U.S. market was seized off the coast of Puerto Rico, federal authorities said on Wednesday, in one of the largest drug busts there in recent years.The shipment ... [Published Reuters - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ Gets Pushed To 2015

[ Technology ]Netflix finally made its official announcement about upcoming original series Narcos . It’s described as “an all-new take on the amazing story of the Medellin Cartel, once the world’s most ambitious and violent trafficking organization. ... [Published WebProNews - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 4 reports

Why the Series Netflix Has Just Ordered May Be 'like nothing ever seen before'

THRNetflix has just placed an order for its next series. The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed reports that the streaming service ordered 10 episodes of “Narcos,” a drama about the Medellin Cartel and Pablo Escobar.The project, slated to air in 2015, will ... [Published TV Week - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 6 reports

Only On Netflix Wagner Moura As Pablo Escobar In Narcos Coming In 2015

and Gaumont International Television. An all-new take on the amazing story of the Medellin Cartel, once the world's most ambitious and violent trafficking organization, Narcos reunites the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Hollywood Playbook: Tuesday's Top 5 News Items

Support Independent Film about Abortion Doctor and Serial Killer Kermit Gosnell Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer are best known for their well-received, fact-based documentaries that bust left-wing narratives wide open. Their most recent film, ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 2 reports

How Medellín Went From Cartel Center To Urban Superstar

The Medellín Cartel, headed by Pablo Escobar, perhaps the only drug lord to become a worldwide household name, transported billions of dollars worth of cocaine, which had surpassed coffee as Colombia’s leading export by 1982. Arriving on U.S. shores, ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Expert Bob Mazur Reveals Lessons Learned from Arrest of World's...

In light of "El Chapo's" capture, the man who helped bring down Pablo Escobar weighs in. The recent capture of drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, in Mexico has renewed interest in the war on drugs and the men and women who work undercover to capture ... [Published PRWeb - Mar 23 2014]

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...working with Jose and Eric on this gripping and timeless story," said Katie O'Connell , Chief Executive Officer, Gaumont International Television. " Netflix is the perfect partner to launch this series and we are happy to be working once again with the amazing team there."
[17] Sebastian Rotella, "Government says Hezbollah Profits From U S Cocaine Market via Link to Mexican Cartel" ProPublica, December 11, 2011
"We have seized more than three tons of cocaine over the last month" Angel Melendez, head of the U S Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations office in San Juan, said on Wednesday

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Gabriel García Marquez: much more than magical ... [Published Red Pepper - Apr 19 2014]
Postcard from Medellín: A Big WUF for Urban Equity [Published Daily Kos - Apr 18 2014]
Corruption in Peru [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 13 2014]
ONLY ON NETFLIX : Wagner Moura As Pablo Escobar... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
Western Hemisphere: Drugs, Security, and Latin ... [Published Ein News - Apr 08 2014]
Urabeños Plan to Expand into Emerald Region: Po... [Published InSight Crime - Apr 07 2014]
Terrorist Groups in Latin America: The Changing... [Published InSight Crime - Apr 07 2014]
Almost 2 tons of cocaine seized off Puerto Rico... [Published Reuters - Apr 03 2014]
Why the Series Netflix Has Just Ordered May Be ... [Published TV Week - Apr 02 2014]
Real-life drug outlaw George Jung developing ac... [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 02 2014]
Netflix : to make series about drug lord Pablo ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 02 2014]
Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ Gets Pushed To 2015 [Published WebProNews - Apr 02 2014]
Netflix’s ‘Narcos’ Gets Pushed To 2015 [Published WebProNews Feed - Apr 02 2014]
Netflix original to detail life of Pablo Escobar [Published Iptv News - Apr 02 2014]
Only On Netflix Wagner Moura As Pablo Escobar I... [Published Big News Network - Apr 02 2014]
Netflix Orders Pablo Escobar Drama ‘Narcos’ [Published Multichannel Online - Apr 01 2014]
Netflix Series 'Narcos' to Star… [Published Variety - Apr 01 2014]
Netflix Orders 10 Episodes of Pablo Escobar Dra... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Apr 01 2014]
Only On Netflix: Wagner Moura As Pablo Escobar ... [Published Michigan Live - Apr 01 2014]
Only On Netflix: Wagner Moura As Pablo Escobar ... [Published ADVFN UK - Apr 01 2014]
Conservatives Crowd-Fund Gosnell Film [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 01 2014]
Hollywood Playbook: Tuesday's Top 5 News Items [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 01 2014]
How Medellín Went From Cartel Center To Urban S... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 01 2014]
Netflix, Gaumont Sets ‘Elite Squad’ Star Wagner... [Published Deadline.com - Apr 01 2014]
How Medellín Went From Cartel Center To Urban S... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - Apr 01 2014]
On the road to Cairo, Casablanca, and Medellín,... [Published Daily Kos - Mar 29 2014]
Colombia’s security forces ‘crucial’ for parami... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 27 2014]
Expert Bob Mazur Reveals Lessons Learned from A... [Published PRWeb - Mar 23 2014]
Ex-paramilitary leader ‘Don Berna’ charged with... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 19 2014]
Key witness against Manuel Noriega assassinated... [Published Colombia Reports - Mar 14 2014]
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Real-life drug outlaw George Jung developing ac... [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 02 2014]
George Jung aka “Boston George” was a real life major drug trafficker, drug smuggler and Medellin Cartel associate whose life story was portrayed by Johnny Depp in the movie Blow.  Currently incarcerated after a 1994 arrest in which he was caught ...
Hollywood Playbook: Tuesday's Top 5 News Items [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 01 2014]
Support Independent Film about Abortion Doctor and Serial Killer Kermit Gosnell Ann McElhinney and Phelim McAleer are best known for their well-received, fact-based documentaries that bust left-wing narratives wide open. Their most recent film, ...
How An Underemployed Michigan Rocker Chick Beca... [Published Wonkette - Feb 05 2014]
This is the stuff of Martin Scorsese movies, only without the inevitable stylized downfall. It’s been over five years since the following was published in Los Angeles City Beat, and I still think the cream of Cissie’s con was to run her operation ...
Cartel Tourism [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Oct 23 2013]
In an increasingly stable Colombia, the decline of drug violence has led to the rise of drug-violence-themed tourism. Karen Catchpole eyes the market that’s developed around one-time kingpin  Pablo Escobar : Now there are at least 10 companies offering ...
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