Politics, Business & Culture in the Americas

Dispatches from the Field: Cúcuta, Colombia

Colombia’s pimpineros struggle to survive in the shadowy, violent world of border gas smuggling. (slideshow available)

Fill ‘er up: Gasoline smugglers modify their cars to carry more fuel. Most cars carry up to 120 gallons at a time. Photo: Ramón Campos Iriarte

Colombia’s pimpineros struggle to survive in the shadowy, violent world of border gas smuggling.

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