Thursday Apr 27, 2023

Roberto Suarez Gomez reigned with power and wealth and still paved the way for Pablo Escobar

If you're a true crime fanatic, you won't want to miss this podcast! We'll take you on a journey through some of the most chilling cases in history and try to shed light on what really happened. Roberto Suárez Gómez, also known as the King of Cocaine, was a Bolivian drug lord and trafficker who played a major role in the expansion of cocaine trafficking in Bolivia. In his prime, Suárez made $400 million annually, was one of the major suppliers of the Medellín Cartel as well as the leader of the largest Bolivian drug empire, and was considered to be the biggest cocaine producer in the world. Born to a prominent family, Suárez entered the drug trade and made millions from cocaine in the 1970s and 1980s. He is known for financing the 1980 coup d'état, known as the "Cocaine Coup", and was a major supplier of cocaine for various criminal organizations. Suárez was arrested in 1988 and sentenced to 15 years in prison, but was released after serving half his sentence. He died on July 20, 2000, from a heart attack. ⏳𝐕𝐈𝐃𝐄𝐎 𝐂𝐇𝐀𝐏𝐓𝐄𝐑𝐒 ⏳ 00:00 – Intro 05:52 – Roberto Suarez Gomez’s background 10:03 – Formation of Bolivia 14:26 – Roberto’s introduction into drug trafficking 24:18 – The Cocaine Coup 30:57 – Pablo Escobar 34:31 – Change of Day 35:17 – Michael Levine 38:41 – Family Struggles 46:29 – Fidel Castro 51:48 – Roberto Suarez Gomes’ downfall 🍁 𝐀𝐁𝐎𝐔𝐓 𝐃𝐚𝐧𝐚 𝐓𝐫𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐚 🍁 Your source for the life and history of infamous gangsters ... and some other stuff, too. Your go-to resource for information on famous gangsters' lives and histories, as well as other things. ✨ 𝐉𝐎𝐈𝐍 𝐃𝐚𝐧𝐚 𝐓𝐫𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐚 ✨ ➟ Dana Truppiana Channel: / @danatruppiana 🎥𝐃𝐚𝐧𝐚 𝐓𝐫𝐮𝐩𝐩𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐚'𝐬 𝐎𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐑 𝐕𝐈𝐃𝐄𝐎𝐒🎥 Stephanie St Clair life story & Jim Crow Law for Racism! 🔗    • Stephanie St Clai...   Ma Barker was the first woman ever to be named on FBI Most Wanted and led the Barker Karpis Gang 🔗    • Ma Barker was the...   Karim Lala Made Bollywood | What it Is Today And His Grandson Continues His Legacy 🔗    • Karim Lala Made B...   💌 𝐋𝐄𝐓'𝐒 𝐒𝐓𝐀𝐘 𝐈𝐍 𝐓𝐎𝐔𝐂𝐇 💌 ➟ IG: 🔗 ➟Twitter: 🔗 ➟ FB: 🔗 🔗 ➟ YouTube 🔗   / @danatruppiana   ➟Website: 🔗

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