Tag Archives: crime

Araña el Asesino in La Picota Prison

Posted on 01. Aug, 2014 by .

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Spider, a fellow inmate at La Picota prison in Bogota, kills another inmate. As told by Kendall in Smuggler’s Diary: Cocaine Karma.

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Kendall’s DAS Incident

Posted on 01. Aug, 2014 by .

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An excerpt from Smuggler’s Diary: Cocaine Karma, in which Kendall finds himself in a tight situation with Colombia’s intelligence agency, DAS, after escaping prison.

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Former Smuggler on the Peru Two

Posted on 24. Jul, 2014 by .

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A look at the ‘Peru Two’, Michaella McCollum and Melissa Reid, who were caught smuggling cocaine from Peru. With analysis of the industry from a former smuggler.

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The Mick on Being a Paddy in 1980s London

Posted on 22. Jul, 2014 by .

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The Mick talks about being a ‘paddy’ in London at the height of the IRA bombings.

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Kendall Witnesses his 1st Prison Stabbing

Posted on 19. Jul, 2014 by .

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In his autobiography, Smuggler’s Diary, Kendall describes the first stabbing he witnessed at the Villanueva Prison in Cali, Colombia.

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Canadian Expat Executed in Costa Rica

Posted on 17. Jul, 2014 by .

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A look at the 2013 murder of Canadian expat, Brad Deering, in San Jose, Costa Rica.

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Stabbed in Bogota’s Parque de los Periodistas

Posted on 12. Jul, 2014 by .

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Telling the story of a gringo who was stabbed in Bogota’s Parque de los Periodistas in an attempted robbery.

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Kickstarting This Mick’s Life

Posted on 10. Jul, 2014 by .

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Announcing the launch of the Kickstarter project and campaign drive for This Mick’s Life: Addiction and Underworld from Ireland to Colombia.

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A Colombian Image Challenge

Posted on 23. Jul, 2013 by .

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In the wake of the murder of DEA agent, James “Terry” Watson, we ask which is worse for Colombia’s image: narcoterrorism or common street crime.

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The Theft of My Camera by LAN Colombia

Posted on 27. Jun, 2013 by .

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Detailing the theft of my digital camera by LAN Colombia in Medellin.

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The Theft of My iPod by UPS Peru

Posted on 02. Jun, 2013 by .

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Short dittie about the theft of my iPod by UPS Peru in Lima.

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