Roberto Escobar.


Roberto Escobar Gaviria, was born in Medellín, Colombia in 1941; beyond his famous surnames and outstanding career in the service of crime; he was a prominent participant in road cycling events in his native Colombia in the mid-1960s.

He reached the pinnacle of his performance as a highly competitive athlete by being part of the team that placed third in the team event at the Colombian National Championship of the highly popular sport of calapié, before entering public notoriety as one of the Lieutenants of his brother, Pablo Escobar Gaviria.

He had five children, Nicolás and José Roberto from his first marriage. José Roberto was assassinated in 1999 . And then with Claudia Azcárraga he had three more, two girls and a boy named Joseph.

¿Why was Roberto Escobar called The Little Bear?

From that they go on to choose cycling, they will remain in addition to having occupied a meritorious second place in the vote among sports journalists for the Sportsman of the Year of the Department of Antioquia behind nothing less and nothing more than the legendary world champion of the same specialty , “Cochise” Rodriguez; the nickname “El Osito” after the resemblance that a sports announcer found in his appearance while participating in a competition.

In the middle of a torrential rain, a river of mud was produced on the road that he had to travel as part of the route and the tires of his bicycle filled his face with mud, barely leaving his eyes uncovered, when he approached the finish line. commentator said “here comes Roberto Escobar, who looks more like a bear”

Escobar also directed the technical team of the Colombian team of the sports specialty that spent much of his youth in various international competitions.

The Studies of Roberto Escobar.


“El Osito” as will be recorded in the judicial files that support the charges made against him by Colombian justice, without a doubt he had a special talent. He came to study Pharmacy, while working as an intern in a drug production laboratory that was part of the business group headed by “Droguerías Aliadas”, by the way, one of the sponsors of his sports adventures.

He studied Electronics at the Academy of Electronic Sciences of Antioquia supported by the company “Mora Hermanos”, obtaining first place in the project to build a transistor radio and presenting a 32-inch TV as a Special Degree Project, in addition to studying medicine sports and nursing in which he had a notorious participation to the point of having received recognition from Coldeportes, the governing institution of formal sports activity in Colombia.

Based on his good name as a highly competitive athlete, he dedicated himself to the commercialization of bicycles through the firm he founded under the name of “El Osito” and to the breeding of Paso horses with the “El Potrerillo” farm, obtaining with this last mentioned entrepreneurship awards at many events between 1978 and 1983.

Roberto Escobar as part of the Medellín Cartel.
Escobar Gaviria, combined his business activities with the management of the infrastructure that served as the basis for the operations of the Medellín Cartel and is accused of having directed the body of assassins that served as an armed wing to clear the path of anyone who became either in a traitor to the cause of the sinister criminal organization or a hindrance in its tenacious work of wholesale distribution of alkaloids.

Roberto Escobar Submits to the Authorities
In October 1992, Roberto with alias Popeye and Otto submit to justice. Pablo’s idea was that Roberto from jail would handle the political part with the government, and he would also have easy access to the authorities to facilitate a subsequent delivery of the Boss.

The little bear was sentenced to 14 years in prison for illicit enrichment, drug trafficking, kidnapping and conspiracy to commit a crime. However, they only spent 10 years behind bars.

The Cali Cartel Attempts against the Life of Roberto Escobar.


The Cali Cartel hated Roberto to death because he had killed two boys in the service of the Cali Cartel who had been sent to Medellin to liquidate one of the Rebaja drugstores. One of the two boys was very close to Gilberto’s family, which is why the latter swore that he would kill

In addition, on several occasions when Pablo and Gilberto talked on the phone trying to reach a peace agreement, Roberto snatched the phone from him and began to insult Gilberto and say that he was going to kill him and his entire family.

On December 19, 1993, while serving a sentence in a Colombian prison; Gilberto and his people sent him an envelope bomb that literally exploded in his face, causing him to lose an eye.

Roberto never opened the letters that were sent to him himself, he paid someone to do it for him, but this time as the envelope came with a large seal from the prosecutor’s office and he was also waiting for copies of his process that he had requested a few days back, hoping it was the documents.

Roberto grows old.


Despite his turbulent life, coordinating groups of hired killers, plotting routes for drug trafficking and in prisons where he lived with highly dangerous subjects, he reached old age tormented and regretful of his activities promoting urban violence as a part of the war that his brother declared against the Colombian State, as an attraction for a tourist activity associated with the globalized criminal organization and model of regional economic integration.

Roberto Escobar, actively collaborated with the Colombian judicial authorities requires information that led to the capture of collaborators of the Cartel, the dismantling of routes and the confiscation of assets acquired with resources resulting from drug distribution operations in exchange for a substantial reduction in their sentence.

His own nephew Juan Pablo Escobar says that Roberto had to have reached some agreement with the leaders of Cali to spare his life, since they hated him more than even Pablo Escobar himself.

Roberto Escobar and the Pablo Escobar Museum.


Roberto allowed one of the properties to be used in a museum that serves as a testimony to the new generations to come of the consequences of dedicating his life to perverse purposes.

Within its walls, for those who want to hear it, he tells of his life as Accountant for the Medellin Cartel, stating that he was opposed to bloodshed, explosions and attacks, not to mention the amount of money he handled and what he did to finance those reprehensible events where so many died. innocent people.

Now he shows his life to morbid tourists who pay 30 US dollars to ask him how many deaths he has to his credit, details of the eccentric life that drug barons have characterized by extravagant tastes, such as the rise of criminal activity that turned a harmless leaf of a plant in billions of dollars, also enough to pay the foreign debt of a country overwhelmed by recession and inequality between the few who have everything and the many who lack everything, thus the story of the abrupt fall of the Poster and details of his brother’s death.

Roberto Discovers the remedy against AIDS.


Now he assures his interlocutors that he has used his studies and research as an empirical veterinarian to combat equine infectious anemia in obtaining a cure for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome with a medicine “that will soon go on sale”, generally assured. This new facet may be an unconscious way that his personality will change to repair so much damage caused to society.

John Jairo Velásquez, Alias ​​​​Popeye accuses him of being a liar and a swindler, assuring that he steals his life savings from people deluded with getting rid of such a ruthless disease.

Little Bear Sued Netflix.


After Netflix premiered his popular series Narcos, Roberto thought that he should receive a billion dollars for the image rights of his brother Pablo. In an interview, he assured that the people of Netflix were scared and that, if they did not pay him what he demanded, they would close his little show.


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