Overcoming A Troubled Past
Jan. 24, 2012, Medellin, Colombia: There is a stark contrast between the world’s image of Medellin, Colombia, and the reality on the ground. The reality is that Medellin, Colombia, is one of the world’s most appealing cities and an emerging top retirement and investment haven.
Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,
"I get my information on the Internet, and it is available to you as well, and I am sure you are aware of it. In researching Medellin, I found stats relating to murder rates among the highest in Central/South America, which would be a concern for anyone considering Colombia unless they had been living in a cave..."
Poor Medellin. Will she ever be able to escape her troubled past?
For decades, this city was a drug-cartel capital. Pablo Escobar, the billionaire godfather of the Medellin drug trade, and his drug goons reigned over Medellin, terrifying this good city's other citizens.