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The Escobar Effect/How To Make Lasagna With Matty Matheson
SBS VICELAND  |  July 30, 2017

Twenty years after his death, drug lord Pablo Escobar's impact on the cocaine trade is still felt in Peru and Colombia - from the hired killers he trained as his army of underage hit men to the remote cocaine labs and clandestine air strips in the jungles of Peru helping feed the world's hunger for coke. Many locals still struggle to find new crops with which to replace the traditional coca economy.

Twenty years after his death, drug lord Pablo Escobar's impact on the cocaine trade is still felt in Peru and Colombia - from the hired killers he trained as his army of underage hit men to the remote cocaine labs and clandestine air strips in the jungles of Peru helping feed the world's hunger for coke. Many locals still struggle to find new crops with which to replace the traditional coca economy.

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