Pablo Escobar (Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria: December 1, 1949 to December 2, 1993) was a Colombian drug trafficker who eventually controlled over 80 percent of the cocaine shipped to the U.S., earning him the rank of one of Forbes Magazine’s 10 wealthiest people in the world. Continue reading Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria Biography and Profile.
Born December 25, 1954 or April 4, 1957, Mexico, Joaquín Guzmán Loera entered the drug trade as a teenager. Nicknamed “El Chapo” (or “Shorty” for his 5’6″ height) he founded the Sinaloa cartel in 1989, over time building it into an immensely profitable global drug-trafficking operation. Known for his violent actions and powerful influence, Guzmán successfully orchestrated daring escapes from maximum-security prisons in his home country. Read Joaquín Guzmán Loera, aka El Chapo Biography and Profile.