The Guardian | 11/26/2008 12:00:00 AM
Colombian drug lord's ranch becomes dinosaur park - but trade is far from extinct
Nov 25 --Hacienda Napoles was once the playground of the world's most notorious druglord, a bacchanalian expression of criminal wealth and power, but today it stands as a monument to his extinction.
Colombian authorities hunted down and killed the billionaire narco-trafficker in 1993 and now the hacienda embodies his downfall. The mansion is gutted, the swimming pools are empty and the site has been turned into a heritage park and zoo. Tourists flock here to gawk at the ruins of one man's hubris.
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