Channel 4 News published this video item, entitled “Colombian drug trafficker captured after more than a decade on the run” – below is their description.
Colombia’s most sought after drug lord has been captured.
The country’s president likened the arrest of Dario Antonio Úsuga, better known as Otoniel to the capture of Pablo Escobar three decades ago.
Otoniel was detained in his rural hideout in Antioquia in the north-west of the country, near the Panama border and then transported by plane to the capital Bogota where he is now being held.Channel 4 News YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Colombia
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a transcontinental country largely in the north of South America, with territories in North America. Colombia is bounded on the north by the Caribbean Sea, the northwest by Panama, the south by Ecuador and Peru, the east by Venezuela, the southeast by Brazil, and the west by the Pacific Ocean.
The capital is Bogotá, the country’s largest city. With over 50 million inhabitants Colombia is one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse countries in the world. The Republic of Colombia was declared in 1886. Panama seceded in 1903.
Colombia’s territory encompasses Amazon rainforest, highlands, grasslands, and deserts, and it is the only country in South America with coastlines and islands along both the Atlantic and Pacific.
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