If you were around in the 80s and 90s, you’d remember when cocaine was as much a part of pop culture as Michael Jackson and neon. That powdery white stuff was everywhere. And at the center of it, all was one country: Colombia. 

But this story isn’t just about the cocaine or the man who made billions peddling it. This story is about the people who had the guts to stand up to him.

The Search Bloc faced off against a man who had built an empire on fear and bloodshed. Their mission was clear cut: find Pablo Escobar and end his reign.

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Forming the Firing Squad

Ever tried to piece together a puzzle with bits and bobs from different sets? You’re lucky if you end up with something remotely recognizable.