Tag Archives: COLUMBIA

The Inca Trail

000011(Excerpted from Chapter 17: The Inca Trail: The Grateful Unrich…)

Lima, Peru 1-25-95

Arequipa reeks of fish processing. It is non-descript at best, so despite a chronic lack of sleep over the past 48 hours, we quickly grab a bus for Lima. Continue reading

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Four Horsemen, CIA & the Colombian Coca Express

000007(Excerpted from Big Oil & Their Bankers…Chapter 16: The Mexican Fast Track)

In 1984 – with Vice-President George Bush heading the National Narcotics Border Interdiction Service (NNBIS) – US officials ignored repeated chances to apprehend Pablo Escobar and Jorge Ochoa – kingpins of the Medellin Cartel. Continue reading