The Rise and Fall of Otoniel, the So-Called ‘New Pablo Escobar’

The arrest and capture of Dairo Antonio Úsuga, aka Otoniel, was lauded by the President of Colombia. But what influence will his downfall realistically have on international drug trafficking?

The Future of Nationalized Cocaine

To end the misery of the global drug war, legalization is just the first step

The Medellín Cocaine Queenpin Who Pioneered Motorcycle Hitmen

Griselda Blanco, a ruthless Colombian drug lord who reportedly showed Pablo Escobar the ropes, was even more violent and brutal in her smuggling tactics

Why Colombia Is Becoming the Webcamming Capital of the World

A businessman sits at his desk, busily typing in an airy office. His assistant comes in with coffee. She’s wearing a tiny black satin dress…