Pablo Escobar - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Pablo Escobar


'Loving Pablo': Menguak kisah hidup sang gembong narkoba

Jun 27, 2018 - 12:46 PM

‘Loving Pablo’ diangkat dari buku ‘Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar’

Film 'Loving Pablo' diangkat dari buku 'Loving Pablo, Hating Escobar' karya Virginia Vallejo. Foto dari Loving Pablo

Duterte is 'Ampatuan of Davao City,' 'Pablo Escobar of PH' – Trillanes

Sep 15, 2016 - 6:36 PM

Based on the allegations of a hired gun Senator Antonio Trillanes IV likens the President to an alleged murderer and a drug cartel leader

Escobar photo by Wikipedia. Ampatuan photo by EPA

'Narconomics': Lessons for the Philippines' war vs drugs

Jul 09, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Lowering the age of criminality in the Philippines should be reconsidered Throwing children in jail cells with hardened criminals may actually strengthen drug lords’ ability to recruit fresh talent – hardening youth who could have otherwise been saved from a life of crime and drugs

#PugadBaboy: Mentor

Nov 27, 2015 - 5:00 AM

Top Colombian drug hitman 'Popeye' freed

Aug 27, 2014 - 11:57 AM

John Jairo Velasquez Vasquez walks free from the Combita high security prison in central Colombia after completing 22 years of his 30 year sentence for murder

'POPEYE' FREED. A file photo of John Jairo Velasquez Vasquez, aka 'Popeye', former leader of sicarios of Pablo Escolar and confessed murderer of about 250 people, taken at Combita prison, January 18, 2013. Carlos Ortega-El Tiempo/AFP

World Cup: Colombia looks to put ghost of Escobar to rest

Jul 02, 2014 - 12:32 PM

Twenty years ago Colombian football was rocked on its side after their star defender Andres Escobar was tragically murdered The team is looking to move past that incident in Brazil

Colombian defender Andres Escobar (L) comes up short as he tried to block the shot of US forward Eric Wynalda during their World Cup first round soccer match in 1994 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Escobar scored an own goal when he deflected a shot by US John Harkes into his own net as the United States won 2-1. AFP PHOTO/MIKE NELSON