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    Pablo Escobar is well known throughout the world as one of their greatest outlaws. He grew from obscurity to be the leading cocaine distributor in the world. He led an empire of terror, drugs, money, and violence. He was a gangster and outlaw in the ranks of icons such as Al Capone, Bonnie and Clyde, and John Gotti. He can only be understood by looking at the man’s early life, his rise to ultimate power, and the absolute necessity of ending his reign of terror by any means. Pablo Escobar was born in 1949. His father was a peasant farmer and his mother was a school teacher. Pablo grew up in Envigado. Envigado was a suburb of the second largest city in Colombia, Medellin. Escobar’s childhood was in a very violent atmosphere. It was a rather brutal time in the consistently violent Colombian history. was growing up in a violent time in Colombia's violent history (Godfather). The period in which Escobar grew up in is known as “La Violencia”(meaning “the violence”) in Colombian History. At this time Colombia was involved in a political feud between the Liberals and Conservatives. Jorge Eliecer Gaitan was a leader of the Liberal group. He was assassinated on April 9, 1948. This act sparked riots, vandalism, and an overall state of panic. Colombian was thrown in to an unceasing state of rebellion and insurrection (Violencia). In Escobar’s teenage years he was slowly getting into crime. He dropped out of school three months before graduation. He was soon drifting towards small…

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    Cartel Medellin Carttel

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    Several groups/gangs and narco-terrorism mentioned in the study concerning drug trafficking. However, today’s societies consist of several different gangs that feel they are the rough and tough living. All groups and gangs are a danger to society because they are street smart and manipulative when it comes to the sale of cocaine and other drugs. Nevertheless, after all, consideration, the Cartel-Medellin Cartel appears to be the most dangerous efficiently this gang was a ruthless, highly…

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    The Medellin Cartel

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    During Escobar’s reign, the Medellin Cartel took in above $70 million per day. This added up to above $22 billion a year. The Medellin Cartel found a systematic and efficient way to bring in this money. They did so by smuggling 15 tons of cocaine a day into the United States. The cartel had so much money, that it was difficult to keep track of every single dollar. This lead to 10% of the cash being disregarded because rats would find ways to sneak into places where the money was held, and would…

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    Before his career in the cocaine trade, Pablo Escobar came from modest beginnings. Born on December 1st, 1949, Pablo lived as many South Americans had. Living most of his pre-cartel life in Antioquia, Columbia, Escobar showed ambition at a young age, often telling his friends he would one day become president of Columbia. This sentiment seems to foreshadow his long campaign of narcoterrorism. From humble beginnings to being strewn across a rooftop, Escobar left behind a legacy matched by no…

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    Delta Force deployed to train and advised a special Colombian police task force known as the Search Bloc, which was created to locate Escobar. (Bowden, 2001) “Every direction-finding, surveillance, and imagery team in the arsenal descended on Medellín.” (Bowden, 2001) It was like a sweepstakes: see who could demonstrate the most effectiveness first.” (Bowden, 2001)“It took ten C-130s just to deliver the contractors and maintenance and support staffs for all the assets.” (Bowden, 2001) A…

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    Both having such dark childhoods, they seeked for power and money at a very young age. It led to them getting involved in the biggest cartels of history. With their massive amount of money, power, and connections, Griselda Blanco and Joaquin Guzman have made such a big impact on the illegal activities that have been going on through decades in America. Their creativity allowed them to smuggle all sorts of illegal drugs to various countries. Unlike Griselda, Joaquin Guzman invaded countries with…

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    introduce George to meet the man behind it all, Pablo Escobar. After meeting Colombian drug dealer Carlos Lehder in prison in Connecticut, Jung went into the cocaine business with his former bunkmate, taking trips to Colombia and convincing people to carry cocaine-filled suitcases from certain areas of the Caribbean. Jung knew how to import drugs by plane; Lehder had contacts in Colombia. On a quest for even more profit, George started smuggling cocaine from Colombia to the United States for…

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    Colombian citizens lived in fear and repression throughout Escobar’s reign. There was crime, death, and fear in most parts of the cities (John). Escobar had no problem killing any one in his path. Many people lived their lives in fear due to his reign over the cartel(s). Economically, Colombia was doing just fine, there was lots of money fluctuating in and out of the country. Escobar kept the government so unstable Colombia was viewed by other countries as a narcrocrasy. The government itself…

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    Research Paper On Narcos

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    Narcos has a combination of everything that makes a great show, with violent, dramatic and intimate scenes. It also tells the story of Steve Murphy, an up and coming DEA agent who was assigned to move from Miami to Columbia and take down Escobar and the Medellin Cartel. Murphy also gives a first person narrative of his accounts throughout the show in between scenes. Escobar and most of the other people from Columbia will mostly speak in Spanish, with English sub titles underneath, Murphy and…

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    Pablo Escobar, born in December of 1949, was the leader Columbian Medellin Cartel, controlling vast empire of drugs and murders internationally. Escobar was accepted into provincial university, but soon dropped out due to finical inability, eventually turning to crimes such as car theft and later marijuana growth. After partnering with Joe Ochoa, their profits from the distribution of marijuana quickly rose, and the duo expanded into the new cocaine business. Escobar soon established himself as…

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