Posts Tagged ‘escobar’


Philip Witcomb. Philip Witcomb, as a Colombian child, was adopted by Patrick Witcomb, a British MI6 agent in Bogotá. Philip Witcomb’s adoptive father Patrick Witcomb regularly took him, as a young boy, to visit Pablo Escobar in Medellin. Philip says – “It suited the American and ­British intelligence services to have the one kingpin in […]

Escobar: Wil The Putin-Xi Era Supersede The Western Liberal (Dis)Order?

Perhaps a Confucian path would be the right direction toward Eurasian integration   The Chinese constitutional amendment allowing Xi Jinping the possibility of further presidential terms – staying in power long enough to bring “national rejuvenation” combined with the Russian election re-confirming Vladimir Putin in the presidency have assured consistency […]

Pepe Escobar Puts ‘Davos Man’ Straight: "It’s Inequality, Stupid!"

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, This is what ‘the great and the good’ in the business world were not discussing during the annual talk-fest at the Swiss luxury resort… For billions of people, the Groucho Marx rule applies when talking about Davos. This is the exclusive club, which […]

Pepe Escobar: China’s strategy in the Middle East – Make trade not war

     China’s “Go West” strategy was brought into sharp focus at a forum in Shanghai last weekend. Billed as the Belt and Road Initiative: Towards Greater Cooperation between China and the Middle East, it highlighted key aspects of Beijing’s wider plan. The New Silk Roads, or the Belt and Road Initiative, involve six key economic […]

Pepe Escobar: The future of the EU at stake in Catalonia

     A new paradigm has been coined right inside the lofty European Union: ‘In the name of democracy, refrain from voting, or else’. Fascist Franco may have been dead for more than four decades, but Spain is still encumbered with his dictatorial corpse. A new paradigm has been coined right inside the lofty European Union, […]

Pepe Escobar: Trump and the art of unraveling the Iran deal

     Contrary to a barrage of spin, the P5+1 meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to assess implementation of the Iran nuclear deal did not go especially well, as diplomats confirmed to Asia Times. US secretary of state Rex Tillerson was forced to concede Tehran is abiding by the deal. But once […]

Pepe Escobar: Unmasking his new Doctrine, Trump vows carnage for "wicked" N. Korea, Iran and Venezuela

     This was no “deeply philosophical address”. And hardly a show of “principled realism” – as spun by the White House. President Trump at the UN was “American carnage,” to borrow a phrase previously deployed by his nativist speechwriter Stephen Miller. One should allow the enormity of what just happened to sink in, slowly. The […]

Escobar’s brother urges Netflix to hire hitmen, says Colombia not safe for filming

A former accountant for the cut-throat Medellin drug cartel, Roberto de Jesus Escobar Gaviria is in dispute with Netflix about the portrayal of his brother’s life in the series ‘Narcos.’ ‘Narcos’ location scout found riddled with bullets in Mexico On July 1, 2016, the brother of notorious drug kingpin reportedly sent a letter to the […]

Escobar Exposes Real BRICS Bombshell: Putin’s "Fair Multipolar World" Where Oil Trade Bypasses The Dollar

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, Putin reveals ‘fair multipolar world’ concept in which oil contracts could bypass the US dollar and be traded with oil, yuan and gold… The annual BRICS summit in Xiamen – where President Xi Jinping was once mayor – could not intervene in […]

Pepe Escobar: Why Jihadism Won’t Be Allowed To Die

Source: Pepe Escobar via SputnikNews A serious working hypothesis is being discussed for a while now among independent geopolitical analysts. Here it is, in a nutshell. Daesh may be dying – but the world is still encumbered with its walking corpse. Plan B of Daesh’s masters may have been to indoctrinate repeated waves of misguided […]

Pepe Escobar On North Korea: Fire, Fury, Fear, & False Flags

Alarm bells ringing as rampant speculation breaks out over Pyongyang’s ‘possible’ miniaturized nuclear warheads.     Beware the dogs of war. The same intel “folks” who brought to you babies pulled from incubators by “evil” Iraqis as well as non-existent WMDs are now peddling the notion that North Korea […]

Pepe Escobar: Daesh and the West’s solid stench of death

     Whenever Daesh adds to its tragic litany of “lone wolf” and/or “network” attacks – in Manchester, Paris, London, Nice, Berlin – the West rages against those “evil losers” (copyright Donald Trump). Whenever the West’s formidable military machine adds to its tragic litany of “collateral damage” – in Libya, Yemen, Somalia, the tribal areas in […]

Pablo Escobar’s Son: Legalizing Drugs Would Kill Violent Drug Cartels

WASHINGTON, DC — Pablo Escobar’s son recently grabbed headlines when he revealed that his father worked with the CIA to distribute cocaine. Juan Sebastián Marroquín’s revelation worked to clear up how his father, Escobar, always seemed to mysteriously be protected with advanced warnings and superior firepower. Now he’s back […]

CrossTalk: Le Pen vs. Macron (ft. Pepe Escobar)

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Alleged rape suspect takes four hostages in Baltimore Burger King

     An armed man suspected in a recent rape took four people hostage — including a 7-year-old girl — inside a Baltimore Burger King after evading police Sunday, authorities said. Officers tried to stop the suspect, whom police did not name, to serve him an arrest warrant on the northwest side of the city about […]

Pack your water bottle: The water on Mars may not be drinkable

     It was exciting news when scientists confirmed the presence of liquid water on the surface of Mars last year. Most of the focus of Mars water is on what it means for potential life. But another important reason to find liquid water on Mars is for human consumption. If drinkable liquid water is present […]

Second Yangtze river warning issued on flooding peak in China; 10,000 homes destroyed with at least 186 killed and over 6 million affected

     Authorities warned on Sunday of a second flood peak for the Yangtze River and its tributaries, with new rainstorms forecast after floods left scores of people dead and eight missing in central and eastern areas. Flooding resulting from rainstorms that began on Thursday left 14 people dead and eight missing in Anhui, Hubei, Zhejiang, […]

Netanyahu’s bloody incitement to the world

     Let’s agree on the facts. One Palestinian male got into a West Bank settlement and killed a 13-year-old Israeli girl in her room with a knife. Nothing more, nothing less. Before her body was cold, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rushed the same day to make a video for the English speaking world. What […]

The militarization of the US – Are they arming themselves against terrorists or you?

     Nonmilitary federal agencies have spent almost US$1.5 billion on guns, ammunition, and military-style equipment. A new report by a taxpayer watchdog group reveals that the growing militarization in the United States goes beyond police departments by showing how nonmilitary federal agencies are arming themselves like military units. The report “The Militarization of America” examines […]

Modern civilization is driving mass microbial extinctions

     It’s not just elephants and tigers we’re driving extinct – we’ve been drastically wiping out far tinier organisms too. This extinction of microbes brought about by the human era – known as the Anthropocene – could be behind some of our physical and mental health problems, as well as the current antimicrobial resistance crisis. […]

Strange orange object seen in New Zealand’s sky

     A Kawerau woman says a “hard to miss” strange glowing object in the night sky has her baffled. (Watch video) Rebecca Couchman was standing on her deck in Kawerau with her partner and a friend on Wednesday night when they all witnessed “a strange object in the sky that did not look normal”. “It […]

Officials works to protect 200 million-year-old dinosaur tracks in New England town

     Officials in a New England town are working to protect more than 100 dinosaur footprints in a park that are nearly 200 million years old. The Trustees of Reservations in Holyoke, Massachusetts, oversees the park that contains about 130 footprints researchers think were left by carnivorous, two-legged dinosaurs, up to 15-feet tall. They are […]

The Daily Alchemical Process of Ascension

2nd May 2016 By Open Contributing writer for Wake Up World Whether aware or not, everyone is involved in the current higher dimensional shift of consciousness on Earth that is our Ascension. Everything is interconnected by consciousness, and the underlying flow is shifting into higher dimensions. Gaia has centred herself in the Fifth Density and […]

How the Syrian talks broke down: Al-Qaeda was facing defeat

     During the negotiations that had led to the Syrian peace talks, a key question was whether Russia and the Syrian army would be allowed to continue uninterrupted, their military actions against ISIS and al-Qaeda (al-Qaeda in Syria is called «al-Nusra».) Throughout the negotiations between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister […]

Update: 32 killed, 70,000 evacuated as Japan hit by 2 powerful earthquakes & devastating landslides (photos & videos)

     Dozens of people are feared trapped under rubble in southern Japan, as the death toll from two earthquakes has climbed to 32. The search for survivors is in full swing, while 70,000 people have been evacuated from their homes to safer locations. Over 200 aftershocks have hit Japan following the initial Thursday tremor of […]

Baltimore school cop who slapped and kicked student dodges child abuse felony charges

     A Baltimore school police officer who was caught on a viral video slapping and kicking a teenager has avoided felony child abuse charges. The officer and his partner, who observed the abuse, now face lesser charges of assault and misconduct in office. The Baltimore state’s attorney’s office dropped the second-degree child abuse charges against […]

Beware modern-day doublespeak

     Doublespeak is a language that is alive and well in our world today. Doublespeak can refer to terms that are euphemisms (mild expressions designed to hide harsher or more direct ones), deliberately ambiguous (expressions designed to hide the truth) or actual inversions (outright lies which state the opposite of the truth). Although he never […]

Tips for taking charge after a disruptive event

     “Oh no! Now what? A disruptive event has just occurred in my area and what do I do? I know that I have prepared an emergency kit and can survive for a week or two but what do I do now? I am confused and can’t think. Help me!” Although this is a fictional […]

Dr. Mark Hyman: Why the food pyramid got it all wrong

     It’s time to throw the old rules out the window. During the 1970s, when it became evident obesity and heart disease were increasing, some concerned, well-meaning politicians held hearings about how to best advise Americans about diet, health, and preventing heart disease. Unfortunately, these same studies helped form recommendations listed in the dietary goals. […]

Iran’s coverage: Tehran backs restoration of stability in Syria: Dy foreign minister

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:   Iran supports efforts to bring peace to Syria – Deputy foreign minister The successfully reached Syrian ceasefire will further promote a political solution to the conflict and Iran will join supporting efforts at conflict-ridden Islamic state peace-establishment, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi told Sputnik […]

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