Pablo Escobar

A poster at a stall in the Santo Domingo Savio shantytown in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia advertises a theme album about the life of late drug lord Pablo Escobar, on August 8, 2012Still in need of some Christmas gifts? What about some t-shirts sporting the face or the arrest warrant of Pablo Escobar, the violent leader of the Colombia’s Medellín drug cartel who terrorised the Andean country in the eighties and early nineties.

Almost 20 years after his death, Escobar’s son -born Juan Pablo Escobar Henao, now named Sebastián Marroquín-, has launched a clothing line, “Escobar-Henao”, which appears to be gaining adepts in the US, Mexico, Spain, and Austria. Read more