Interview with an assassin - Correspondent

By Florence Panoussian

Popeye at Escobar's tomb. (AFP/Raul Arboleda)

Popeye at Escobar's tomb. (AFP/Raul Arboleda)

Medellin, Colombia, December 11, 2015 -- When I first mentioned to my kids that I was going to Medellin to interview Popeye, they were a bit taken aback. Popeye? The spinach Popeye? In Colombia?

My children have only been in Bogota for three months and are too young to know the blood-soaked narcoterrorism era that wreaked the country n the 1980s and 1990s, when drug lords fought the government and each