Cali cartel

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Noun1.Cali cartel - a drug cartel that seized control of cocaine production in Colombia in 1993; adopted techniques used by terrorist organizations (small cells and sophisticated communications equipment and close ties with politicians etc.)
Colombia, Republic of Colombia - a republic in northwestern South America with a coastline on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea; achieved independence from Spain in 1821 under the leadership of Simon Bolivar; Spanish is the official language
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He was the youngest of the leaders of the Cali drug cartel in the 1990s and amassed a pounds 900million personal fortune.
5 million by the rival Cali drug cartel to assassinate Escobar.
Ex-president Ernesto Samper sued Betancourt's French publisher; he denied ever having taken money from the Cali drug cartel or having engaged in any of the other criminal activities Betancourt so carefully documents.
April 6, 1995: Six reporters were threatened by alleged members of the Cali drug cartel after reporting appeared on recent anti-drug sweeps in that city.
Blackledge moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in the 70s and began importing drugs a few years later with the Colombian Cali drug cartel and the US Mafia.
As part of the government's drug trafficking investigation of Raul Salinas, the PGR sent a special team to Colombia in mid-December to determine whether the former president's brother had links to the Cali drug cartel.
government had cut a secret deal with the leaders of Colombia's Cali drug cartel.
McGee and Duffy give the feds high marks for successful investigations of the Cali drug cartel.
Investigations by Colombian justice officials into the illegal donations by leaders of the Cali drug cartel continue despite the fact that Colombia's Congress exonerated Samper of all responsibility last month, in a highly controversial decision.
Federal prosecutors have admitted to negotiating with a lawyer for the Cali drug cartel to win the testimony of a key witness against Noriega at his 1992 trial.
The de Dios case also was solved, according to CPJ, because Drug Enforcement Agency officials were eager to prosecute Colombia's Cali drug cartel and, again, because New York's His, panic population wields power.