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Selling Pablo

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The irony of this welcome increase in visitors, however, is that there is a corresponding rise in the kind of tourism that Medellin officials really wish you would avoid: Escobar tours. The visitor’s bureau refuses to promote them—a top administrator said she “feared” reinforcing the Colombia-cocaine stereotype and even some tour companies like Colombian Getaways decline to offer them, calling the idea “hurtful. Continue Reading

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