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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At the height of his crime spree Warren had a hotline to dealers in the Colombian Cali cartel and direct links with the Turkish heroin mafia.
The Tijuana cartel is one of three powerful border cartels that manage the multibillion-dollar business of transshipping cocaine from Colombia's Cali cartel and heroin from Southeast Asia and Pakistan into the United States.
It follows the new leaders of Colombia's Cali Cartel as they take a different approach to building the cocaine empire.
The agents also helped bring to an end to the dominant rule of the notorious Cali cartel, which at one point in the 1990s ran a multi-billion dollar cocaine empire.
Meanwhile, 'Narcos' originally featured the life and times of Pablo Escobar's Medellin Cartel in the first two seasons, and the succeeding Cali Cartel in the third.
He was taken by Pancho and the Cali cartel, who wanted to talk to him and gather information about a previous crime.
SEPTEMBER 1991: With North East trafficker Brian Charrington, Warren makes his first trip to the Venezuelan Cali Cartel - cutting out the middle man and maximising his profit.
The twin leaders of the Cali cartel, Gilberto and Miguel Rodriguez Orejuela, cleverly interwove their drug interests with the business community and politicians in that city.
In fact, in our book, it's Matias Varela, in the complex role of the Cali Cartel's beleaguered head of security Jorge Salcedo, who turns in the show's most textured portrayal.
If that surprises you, pick up a history book.' Now he's going back to work to stop the Cali Cartel. If you thought Escobar's Medellin Cartel was bad, these guys are worse.
Turns out that the Cali Cartel had taken him to some location in order to have a chat.