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Virginia Vallejo, Virginia Vallejo Escobar,

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Lets talk about Virginia Vallejo. She was born on August 26, 1949. The real name
of Virginia Vallejo is Virginia Vallejo Garca. And she is a Colombian author, as
well as a journalist, and also a television anchorwoman. She is also a socialite, a
media personality, and even a political asylee in the United States of the America.
On July 18, 2006, the DEA took her out of the Colombia in an extraordinary flight
to save her life and also cooperate with the Department of Justice in the high -
profile cases. After that, she had openly accused many Colombian presidents and
even politicians of being the beneficiaries and accomplices of the leading cocaine

The Early life of Virginia Vallejo:

As we know that Virginia Vallejo was born on August 26, 1949, in the Cartago,
Valle del Cauca, Colombia, which is also near to her familys ranch. Her father
was Juan Vallejo Jaramillo, who is also an entrepreneur, and mother is Mary
Garca Rivera. The name of her grandfather is Eduardo Vallejo Varela, who had
been the minister of economy. And her grandmother named, Sofa Jaramillo
Arango, who was also descendent of the Alonso Jaramillo Andrade y Cespedes.
Who is also a nobleman from the Extremadura, from Spain?

In 1950, this young family returned to the Bogota. And there her siblings named,
Felipe, Antonio, and also Sofia was born. She studied first in the nursery school
of Elvira Lleras Restrepo; she was a sister of President Carlos Lleras Restrepo,
who is a friend of her family. Then she studied in the Anglo Colombian School.
This school also co-founded by her great uncle named, Jaime Jaramillo Arango.
Who was a former minister of the education and even an ambassador to London,
Berlin, as well as the United Nations and Unesco?

Early career and marriages of Virginia Vallejo:

She was also an English teacher in the Centro Colombo Americano in Bogot in
1967 and 1968. And in 1969, she was in the presidency of the Banco del
Comercio. At the same year, she also married with Fernando Francisco, who is a
CEO of CBS Security. But they were divorced in 1971.

In 1972, while she was also working as a director of the public relations of
Cervecera Andina, then she received an incitement to join an upcoming
television program that was directed by Carlos Lemos Simmonds and also Anbal
Fernndez de Soto. In 1978, she married David Stivel. Who is an Argentinian
television, theater and also a film director? And he is a head of the Clan Stivel.
But this marriage ended in 1981.

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The career of Virginia Vallejo in the media:


Until the year of 1998, there were only in the Colombia three television channels.
Two of them were commercial, and one was official. That official belonged to the
Government. Inravisin, that was the formal broadcasting thing, rent spaces to
independent television producers that were known as programadoras. But many
of them were owned by famous journalists or presidential families. That is the
reason why Virginia Vallejo could work at the same time as a news anchor and
also a presenter of other spaces.

In 1970:

From 1972 to the 1975, she was also as the presenter of the Oiga Colombia,
and Revista del Sbado!. This was a magazine directed by the Carlos Lemos
Simmonds and also Fernndez de Soto. And From 1973 to 1975, as a host of the
television musical shows xitos 73, as well as xitos 74 and also xitos 75.
These shows also produced by THOY, who is the programadora of the family of
President Julio Csar Turbay.

In 1973, she also began working as a reporter in the TV Sucesos -A3, and the
newscast directed by Alberto Acosta. And, from 1975 to 1977, she also became
the international editor. In the early and mid of the seventies, she also hosted
other television programs, like the quiz show of TV Crucigrama, that was a
cooking space with the chef Segundo Cabezas, and even a magazine for

Her Success in 1978:

She became the anchorwoman of the Noticiero 24 Horas in January 1978. And
this show was also aired at 7:00 PM, and also directed by Mauricio Gmez and as
well as the Sergio Arboleda. And in March, the Government of the Taiwan even
invited her to the inauguration of the President Chiang Ching-Kuo. At the same
year, she also elected as the vice-president of the board of the directors of the
ACL, Asociacin Colombiana de Locutores that is Association of Colombian
Speakers. In 1978, moreover 1979 and 1980, she also won the award as the Best
Television Anchor of the APE, Asociacin de Periodistas del Espectculo.

In 1979, she also co-starred the movie of Colombia Connection of the Gustavo
Nieto Roa. And in November, she also appeared in the Town & Country, opening
the section of The Beautiful Women of El Dorado. In 1979 and 1980, she also
presented the Cuidado con las Mujeres, that was a magazine of RTI
Producciones, which is directed by David Stivel.
In the 1980s:

During 1981, she also founded her own programadora, and TV Impacto, with the
journalist Margot Ricci. In that year, the Government of the Israel invited them to
do an extraordinary program about That Holy Land.

And in 1980 and 1982, she also worked in the Caracol Radio. She was the only
journalist that sent by a Colombian media to London to cover up the wedding of
the Prince of the Wales, Charles, and also Lady Diana Spencer, on July 29, 1981.
The transmission of Vallejo for Caracol lasted for three hours. She also covered
the Miss Colombia pageant for the same place until 1985.

So Between 1981 and 1983, she also directed her program Al Ataque. She was
the first television journalist to interview the Pablo Escobar in January 1983. The
interview was also filmed from the garbage deposit of the Medelln. During the
meeting, Pablo Escobar also described the charity project Medelln Sin Tugurios
that also launched by Escobar and even his partners. The interview was also
pushed Escobar on the national stage.

In 1983 and 1984, she presented the Hoy por Hoy, Magazn del Lunes at 7 pm.
And in 1984, she also made a television commercial for the Medias Di Lido
(pantyhose), in the Venice, Italy, and she also followed by three in the Rio de
Janeiro, San Juan, and Cartagena. In 1983 and 1984, she also presented the
musical El Show of de las Estrellas, which was directed by the Jorge Barn. In
1984, she also became the international editor of the Grupo Radial Colombiano,
which was led by Carlos Lemos Simmonds. And in 1985, she also became the
anchorwoman of the newscast Telediario, which was directed by Arturo Abella.

Virginia Vallejo:

She also appeared on the covers of the Bazaar and multinational in 1985. Also, in
Elenco, that was a magazine of El Tiempo that also presented her as the symbol
of an era. In 1988, she also won a scholarship of the German Government. Then
she also studied economic journalism in the Berlin at the International Institut fr
In the 1990s:

She also returned to the Colombia to co-star the soap of opera Sombra de Tu
Sombra of the Caracol Televisin In 1991.And In 1992, she also presented
Indiscretsimo, which was directed by Manuel Prado. From 1992 to 1994, she
also worked in radio. In October of 1994, she even ended up her career in the
Colombian media in order to open the South American operation of the multilevel
company, which also based in the United States.

In 2000s:

Between 2009 and in 2010, she also worked as a journalist for the Venezuelan
newspaper 6to Poder. This newspaper also directed by the opposition journalist of
Leocenis Garca. But the President Hugo Chvez also closed the newspaper and
then jailed the director.

Exile to the U.S:

In early July 2006, Virginia Vallejo had also offered her evidence in the case
against to the Alberto Santofimio, who was a former Justice Minister and also
associate of Pablo Escobar. He was also head of the Medelln cartel and also her
lover from 1983 to 1987. The politician was on trial for the scheme in the shooting
of Luis Carlos Galn. But there a presidential candidate killed by the Pablo
Escobar on August 18, 1989. And on the following week, the Prosecutor named,
Edgardo Jos Maya Villazn closed the case for the lack of evidence.

All the hitmen of Escobar in the crime and many key wi tnesses against the
Santofimio had also killed. So Virginia Vallejo also contacted the American
Embassy in Bogota and requested to the US Government to help to save her life
in the swap over for information on the associates of the Pablo Escobar and his
brothers Gilberto and Miguel Rodriguez Orejuela of the Cali cartel, Pablo
Escobars retribution. The President lvaro Uribe had also extradited the
brothers, and the trial would open in the Miami in a few weeks.

The flight of that celebrity made news worldwide, and also a home video that
Virginia Vallejo had also taped before her departure to protect her life was air by
the Canal RCN of Colombia. And according to the channel, it also watched by 14
million people, with the higher rates of the audience than the World Soccer Cup
final of the 2006 on June 9. But six weeks later, Miguel and Gilberto Rodriguez
Orejuela beseeched guilty. And they sentenced to 30 years in the prison, and the
Department of the Justice also collected 2.1 billion in the assets without go ing to
the trial.

Evidence in the siege of the Palace of Justice:

Virginia Vallejo also testified in the reopened case of the Palace of Justice siege
in July 2008. It was a mass murder that cost the lives of more than the 100
people. They were also including 11 Supreme Court Justices, as well as rebels of
the M-19, and also government agents and dozens of unarmed civilians. But in
the chapter That Palace in the Flames she had also detailed the reasons of
each group of actors which involved in the tragedy. Although the M-19 and the
Medellin cartel were also responsible for the blockade. But the military was only
responsible for the mass murder.

She also indicated at the lack of the action of the President Belisario Betancur.
The rebel commanders of the M-19 took the Justices as a hostage to force the
government to listen to their demands. That was also including the rejection of the
banishment treaty. But, President Betancur rejected to take the calls of the
President of the Supreme Court. And the Magistrate Reyes Echandia, persuasive
to save their lives. And, instead of this, he allowed the army and also the police to
bomb a building containing 400 people inside it. In her evidence under promise,
she also described what Pablo Escobar had told her the follo wing year, after ten
months of the separation.

The efforts of the Virginia Vallejo:

The people also detained after the fire. And many with third -degree burns sent to
the military garrisons where they were also suffering. And the women gang -raped
in the hope of finding the hiding places of the other rebel commanders. It was
also that money that I had also paid them to steal my files before the Court also
ruled on our banishment.
Then, the victims also killed and then disappeared in the cans of quicklime and
also sulfuric acid. At the end of that chapter, she had also summarized the tragic
events. That holocaust was also the fire of the Colombian justice system and
also the victory of the organization. The traditional parties, and Los
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