Pablo Escobar's Son, Sebastian Marroquin, Sells Clothing Featuring the Cartel Leader
"In no way whatsoever do we intend to vindicate the public image of Pablo Escobar Gaviria," reads the opening page of the Escobar Henao website, "since we manifest our explicit rejection to his acts of violence. Neither do we pretend to promote or eulogize the life of crime."
Escobar Henao's "Criminal Record" t-shirt.
Vicente Sanchez, a researcher at Colegio de la Frontera Norte in Mexico, where the shirts have become popular among young people, toldReuters
, "I see it as a strong symbolic product. The state ... has to have a better grasp of things directed at young people, as that's the way that these anti-values gain ground."
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