Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Columbia drug lord | Al Jazeera Newsfeed” – below is their description.
“Comparable to the fall of Pablo Escobar in the 90s.” The leader of Colombia’s biggest drug cartel has been arrested in a massive raid. He’s accused of sending shipments of cocaine to the US, killing police officers and sexually abusing children.
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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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