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Rueda de la muerte - Parte 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia, Mexico

Circus artist Jayson Domínguez continues to tell us about his experience in the circus world, particularly with a dangerous motorcycle act called the "Globe of Death," which he hopes to gradually transition away from.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 13 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

Contemporaries of Pablo Escobar continue to share their stories about the manner in which, during that period, Colombia was transforming into a "narco-democracy." Any reporter who said the wrong thing on the radio or TV was at risk of getting murdered by the Medellin Cartel, which continued to wage war against the Colombian state.

Rueda de la muerte - Parte 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia, Mexico

Let's meet circus artist Jayson Dominguez, the son of Colombian parents who grew up in Miami and learned many of his tricks in his backyard. In this video, he explains how he got involved with the "Pendulum of Death" and how he achieved success on this dangerous apparatus.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 12 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

Pablo Escobar successfully recruited tens of thousands of young people as the workforce behind his cocaine exporting empire, fostering violence in the city of Medellin.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 11 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

The son of journalist Guillermo Cano, who was murdered by Pablo Escobar, recalls the terrible moment he learned of his father's death. In the wake of this and similar events, the Colombian government made the decision to reinstate extradition in attempts to combat the narco-traffickers.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 10 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

Following the murder of Minister of Justice Lara, journalist Guillermo Cano also gets assassinated after publishing revelations about Pablo Escobar in the newspaper El Espectador. Cano's son and other journalists provide insight into the events of the era.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 9 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

Minister of Justice Rodrigo Lara's accusations against Pablo Escobar radically change the history of the Medellin Cartel, and when Lara is murdered, there is no doubt who is behind it. When Escobar is removed from Congress, a battle ensues between him and Colombia's political elites.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 8 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

As Escobar makes public in the Congress of the Republic his opposition to the United States-Colombia Extradition Treaty, journalists like Guillermo Cano and public figures such as the Minister of Justice, Rodrigo Lara Bonilla, begin to become more vocal about their opposition to him.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 7 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

Politics seduced many power-hungry drug traffickers in Colombia, and Pablo Escobar and Carlos Lehder were just two of the criminals who successfully burst onto the political scene.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 6 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

By acting like a kind of Robin Hood who helped the poor in his city, Pablo Escobar had a great deal of social and political impact on Colombian society.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 5 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Colombia

As Pablo Escobar's popularity continues to soar to the point of being worshipped like a God in Colombia, he continues to publicly deny his drug trafficking ties.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

Let's continue to examine the context in which Pablo Escobar began to rise to unparalleled power and the way in which Colombian society initially condoned this provincial man who was beginning to amass a drug trafficking fortune.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

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Colombia

Experts on Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar [The Times of Pablo Escobar] tell about the formation of the infamous "Muerte a Secuestradores" [Death to Kidnappers], or MAS, a Colombian paramilitary group formed in the eighties with the goal of combatting kidnapping as well as furthering the interests of their supporters: Colombian drug cartels, politicians, U.S. corporations, and wealthy landowners.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

Renowned journalists and even one of the nation's ex-Presidents weigh in on what the atmosphere was like in Colombia during the times in which the cartels began to acquire massive power.

Los Tiempos de Pablo Escobar - Capítulo 1 - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

What was Colombia like before Pablo Escobar burst onto the scene? Find out in the introduction to this documentary in which key figures from the era reveal details about one of the country's darkest historical chapters.

Lida en Colombia - Parapente

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Argentina, Colombia

Through several interviews with lovers of this exhilarating sport, Lida shows us what paragliding over Colombia's Valle del Cauca entails.

Días festivos - La Tamborrada de San Sebastián View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Guided by Fermin, we immerse ourselves in San Sebastian's biggest and most lively celebration: the Tamborrada [Drum Parade], learning about its origins and how this twenty-four-hour party is celebrated.

El Hatillo, Caracas, Venezuela - El cuatro View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Venezuela

Do you know what a cuatro sounds like? This is your opportunity to get to know this typical Venezuelan instrument, a beautiful, little four-stringed guitar.

Días festivos - La diablada pillareña - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Luis Moya, one of the Pillaro "devils" during the famed "Pillaro Dance of the Devils" celebration, gives us some insight into the significance behind some of its most important characters.

Días festivos - La diablada pillareña - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Ecuador

Cristina talks to us about the "Diablada Pillareña" [Pillaro Dance of the Devils], a popular annual celebration in Pillaro, Ecuador that has been deemed Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.

Amaya - Teatro romano View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Amaya, her dog, Lucas, and her friend, Montse, speak to us from in front of the Roman Theater, the most important monument built by the Roman Empire in Malaga, Spain during the first century.

En Barcelona con Elvira - 4 Gats View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Barcelona's well-known Els Quatre Gats bar in Barcelona served as a nineteenth century meeting point for artists. Our hostess, Elvira, meets us in front, sharing with us some fascinating facts about its founders, famous clientele, and the origin of its name.

En Barcelona con Elvira - Catedral y Portal de l'Àngel View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Spain

Let's tour Barcelona with Elvira, who'll take us to some of the city's historic sites, such as the ancient Cathedral of Barcelona and the famous street, Portal de l'Angel.

Imbabura - Finca de azúcar morena View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Ecuador

Modesto Nicolas Gomez Burgos shows us how organic brown sugar is produced at the Santa Barbara factory located in Imbabura, Ecuador.

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