drug baron


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drug baron

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(Recreational Drugs) the head of an organization that deals in illegal drugs
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Noun1.drug baron - a person who controls an organization dealing in illegal drugs
boss - a person who exercises control and makes decisions; "he is his own boss now"
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Mexican authorities are offering a reward equivalent to Dh12 million for information leading to the recapture of drug baron Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who escaped from a high-security jail near Mexico City on Saturday night.
Among them is Diego Rivas, who was shot dead in 2011 after composing a song in praise of Joaquin Shorty Guzman, Mexico's most wanted drug baron.
Always ambitious, this tale of a minor criminal up against a ferocious drug baron and the full might of the NYPD becomes just a little too convoluted.
Mexico, May 18 (ANI): Mexico drug baron Joaquin Guzman Loera has been named as the world's most wanted man following Osama bin Laden's death.
Cardiff Crown Court heard Reed admitted giving vital information about the investigation to a contact who then passed it on to the suspected drug baron.
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Summary: Authorities in Mexico report the death of a drug baron as the bodies of men found in a mass grave last week are buried.
Summary: The judicial police arrested on Tuesday one of the most notorious drug baron in Lebanon.
In Baalbek itself, friends and relatives of the slain drug baron, Ali Abbas Jaafar, fired celebratory gunshots into the air, an AFP correspondent said.
Bowden relates how the drug baron once ordered a servant suspected of stealing from him bound hand and foot and tossed into his swimming pool, where he drowned before horrified guests.
The novel, a gritty tale of the rise of a drug baron, generated controversy with its raw subject matter and sales skyrocketed.
Why the bank stake was transferred to the drug baron is unclear, but Kyaw Win once told close associates Myanmar's economy is in a shambles and too risky in which to do business, according to Kernsai Jaiyen, a secretary of the Shan Democratic Union.