Is Medellin Safe?
Is Medellin, Colombia safe to travel to? This is a normal question that prospective travelers have in mind when they are thinking of coming down to my beautiful city. Before I give you a detailed response, I want you to know that you've come to the source for "accurate" information. I am not some foreign blogger guy that spent a week in a hostel and thinks he knows Medellin like the back of his hand. I was born in Medellin, kidnapped
What is the Medellin Cartel?
A cartel is a small group of big companies, usually the top four in any one industry that works together for a larger market share by means of price-fixing, collusion and limiting supply. The Medellin Cartel was the most powerful cocaine organization in the world. At its peak, it was responsible for 80% of the cocaine being sold in the U.S. and other countries. It was in full control of the entire process from the growing, laboratory production, transporting, wholesale, and distribution.