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Pablo Escobar was gunned down 25 years ago — here are 3 theories about who took the Medellin kingpin’s life

The world's most powerful drug lord made a lot of enemies. Which one, if any of them, killed him is much less clear.
People in Colombia’s lower house in Bogota during voting on the transitional justice courts established in the peace agreement with the FARC, November 27, 2017.

33 years ago, rebels allegedly backed by Pablo Escobar stormed Colombia’s Palace of Justice — here’s how the terrifying siege went d...

In the mid-1980s, left-wing guerrillas stormed Colombia's Supreme Court building, taking hundreds of hostages and sparking a bloody siege.
National Liberation Army (ELN) soldiers standing in formation in Arauca province, Colombia, in 2002.

These are the world’s 20 most dangerous countries, and photos showing what life is like there

Countries were ranked on prevalence of terrorism, homicide, organized crime and unreliable or corrupt police forces by the World Economic Forum.
The crew of the USS Zephyr puts out a fire on a low-profile go-fast drug vessel suspected of smuggling in the eastern Pacific Ocean, April 7, 2018.

The Coast Guard is catching more drug-running subs, but most ‘very stealthy’ narco subs are probably going undetected

The US Coast Guard and foreign authorities are capturing more "narco subs" that can haul multiton drug cargos, but even with that increase, drug smugglers may still be coming out ahead.
A US sniper team assigned to the Army's 7th Special Forces Group competes in an unknown-distance event in Colombia, July 26, 2014.

A Special Forces soldier accused of a multimillion-dollar drug-smuggling attempt is heading to trial, and he faces life in prison

The highly decorated Army master sergeant is accused of conspiring to bring 90 pounds of cocaine into the US, and if convicted, he wouldn't be the first US service member to get involved in the drug trade.
A suspected smuggling vessel that caught fire as US Coast Guard and Navy crews approached in the eastern Pacific, April 7, 2018.

Colombia’s cocaine production is at an all-time high, and the country’s navy keeps catching ‘narco subs’

The Colombian navy has more than tripled the number of "narco subs" it's caught this year, and with cocaine production thriving, they're likely to see more of the vessels plying the seas.
A joint special operations force, including soldiers from the 7th Special Forces Group, board an Osprey during an exercise at Eglin Range Complex, May 3, 2018.

A Special Forces soldier is being investigated for smuggling millions of dollars of drugs — and it may be part of a much bigger scheme

It's not unheard of for US military personnel to get involved in drug trafficking, and the latest serviceman to be implicated is a highly decorated special forces veteran of Afghanistan.
A screenshot from a video published by Trident Lakes shows the location of a proposed spa.

A doomsday shelter for the 1% is being investigated by the FBI as a possible front for a Colombian money laundering scheme

Trident Lakes, a doomsday getaway for the rich, is reportedly being investigated by the FBI as a possible front for a Colombian drug trafficking scheme. The buzzy Texas condo development promised hundreds of fortified, underground condos where the 1% could live out the apocalypse.
Colombia's soccer team was knocked out of the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday.

The brother of a Colombian soccer player who was killed after scoring an own goal fears for the lives of the country’s 2018 World Cup stars

Sachi Escobar, the brother of the Colombian soccer player Andres Escobar, who was shot six times on the streets of Medellín, fears for the lives of the country's 2018 World Cup stars after Colombia was kicked out of the tournament by England.
England players celebrate the penalty save by Jordan Pickford from Carlos Bacca of Colombia during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Colombia and England at Spartak Stadium on July 3, 2018 in Moscow, Russia.

England beats Colombia in penalties after dirty, foul-filled game

The win is sure to inflame British passions about a national team that has already been hailed as one of the best in decades.