Cities | Medellín, Colombia, once the murder capital of the world, now bustles with better activity
by Jamie Dean
Posted 3/29/19, 10:43 am
On a clear morning in mid-February, a giant boom and a billowing cloud brought a dramatic turn in one of Colombia’s most infamous storylines. Engineers in the northern city of Medellín triggered 180 detonators and demolished the six-story building that drug-lord Pablo Escobar once called home.