Edgar Astudillo

Edgar Astudillo is a veteran radio reporter originally from Montería and now resettled in Bogota.

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In Colombia, gang threats force reporter to flee

September 3, 2010 2:10 PM ET

My chance encounter last year with Los Paisas, a criminal gang that operates in northern Colombia, began a nightmare that continues today. I was heading to an assignment in a tourist area south of Montería on July 9, 2009, when Los Paisas gang members blocked my car. The gang...

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