In Colombia, the heirs to Pablo Escobar's drug empire are conducting business as usual — though with a lower profile. Today's Medellin drug cartels are highly structured and run like multinational corporations.
Mónica Villamizar is an award-winning correspondent based in Washington DC. She holds a masters degree in political science from the Institut d'Études Politiques in Paris. Besides her native Spanish, she speaks English, French, and Japanese