Pablo Escobar

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    When Venezuelans Need Guns, It Seems, They Turn to a Parking Lot in Mesquite

    You can't buy a gun in Venezuela. It's illegal, and has been since the government of Hugo Chavez banned the private sale of firearms earlier this year as part of an effort to tackle the country's sky-high murder rate: 19,336 last year, more than in Mexico, which is in the midst of a drug war and has ... More >>

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    June 15, 2012

    Who Was at the Midnight Showing of Rock of Ages?

    "I hate Tom Cruise, but I'll still see it for the music." - My 49-year-old mother when discussing a Rock of Ages commercial. If that wasn't enough to make me interested in seeing the movie musical-cum-Broadway take on the late '80s Sunset Strip, then the thought of discovering who exactly would att ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010
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    March 12, 2009

    Where's My Money? Just Remember, "A Very Simple Old Scam Can Still Fool Smart People."

    Bernie Madoff's in jail after pleading guilty to all charges. Closer to home, Allen Stanford's pleading the Fifth. So better now than never, seemed like a good time to catch up with Randy Johnston, a Dallas financial malpractice lawyer and the author of Robbed at Pen Point -- and a guy who predicts ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2007

    Chichakli Filleted By Local Federal Judge

    A federal judge says the government's charges against Richard Chichakli ain't as secret as he's been claiming. Yesterday we wrote about Richard Chichakli, alleged accountant to the “Merchant of Death” (arms dealer Viktor Bout), and how he’d really like to return to his hum-drum life as a socce ... More >>

  • News

    March 8, 2007

    House of Death

    A dozen men were tortured, killed and buried in a small house in Juarez. Three years later, the U.S. government is still trying to cover up what happened.

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Search Party

    Bill Parcells is looking for a few good men. Good luck.

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    March 2, 1995

    Bad Company

    Drugs from Bolivia. Cash to Panama. Arms to Nicaragua. Bo Abbott says the CIA called - and he delivered.