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  • Modern Day Ruins: Late Medellin Cartel Leader Pablo Escobar's Estates Abandoned, in Ruins (Photos)

    09/24/2012 11:17:03 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 12 replies
    IO9 ^ | September 24, 2012 | Lauren Davis
    Photos of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar’s abandoned private island At the height of his power, Pablo Escobar was worth an estimated $3 billion (USD) and his Medellín Cartel controlled 80% of the global cocaine market. So he may have had a few extra dollars to throw around on a private island. In fact, many drug lords had luxurious villas on small islands off the coast of Cartagena, islands that have since been abandoned by their human occupants. Urban explorer and photographer Stefaan Beernaert, also known as Fotantje, has explored the islands off Catagena and photographed the so-called "Drug Islands."...
  • Subversion in the Senate: Kerry's Communist Constituency

    10/29/2004 9:30:27 AM PDT · by Fedora · 43 replies · 7,814+ views
    Original FReeper research | 10/29/2004 | Fedora
    John Kerry's Fellow TravellersA 5-part series exposing John Kerry's Communist connections.Part 4: Subversion in the Senate: Kerry's Communist ConstituencyBy Fedora *NOTE: The term "fellow traveller" as used in this article series refers to someone who is not a member of the Communist Party (CP) but regularly engages in actions which advance the Party's program. Some apparent fellow travellers may actually be "concealed party members": members of the CP who conceal their membership. Which of these classifications is applicable to the Kerrys is a question this series leaves unresolved. This series does not argue for any direct evidence of Richard or...
  • NEWSWEAK: Declassified 1991 Report Links Colombian President to Medellin Cartel

    08/01/2004 8:15:40 AM PDT · by Brian Mosely · 1 replies · 170+ views
    Prnewswire ^ | 8/1/04
    NEWSWEEK: Declassified 1991 Report From Defense Department Links Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Velez to Medellin Cartel Sunday August 1, 11:11 am ET NEW YORK, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly declassified Defense Department intelligence report dated September 1991, that lists more than 100 people believed to be associated with Colombia's notorious Medellin drug cartel includes the name of current Colombian President Alvaro Uribe Velez, a Washington ally, Newsweek reports in the current issue. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040801/NYSU003 ) The report describes Uribe as "a Colombian politician and senator dedicated to collaboration with the Medellin cartel at high government levels. Uribe was linked...