Medellin cartel

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Noun1.Medellin cartel - a drug cartel in ColombiaMedellin cartel - a drug cartel in Colombia; controlled the production of cocaine from the 1970s until 1993 when the leader was killed
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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Police say he ran the most sophisticated smuggling route on the Pacific coast of South America, and they compared it to Escobar's Medellin cartel of three decades ago because of it sought to dominate the entire cocaine supply chain from production to its distribution in the U.
Pena and Murphy will speak about the rise and fall of the Medellin Cartel and the role the Agents played in bringing down its notorious leader.
His tattooed skin and wild, unkempt hair reminded me of men in my Medellin Cartel.
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.
His escapades attract the attention of the Medellin Cartel led by
The Cali cartel aided in the dismantling of the Medellin cartel and benefited by going from being No.
They eventually helped to dismantle Escobar's drug network, known as the Medellin Cartel.
American Made," whose working title was "Mena," is the story of Barry Seal, a onetime TWA pilot who turned to drug and gun-smuggling for the Medellin Cartel and was recruited by the Drug Enforcement Agency during the 1980s to try to capture cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar.
Its new owners have hired treasure hunters to comb through the rubble in the hope of finding loot belonging to the ex-leader of the Medellin cartel.
On my recent visit to Marco, my now 14-month-old grandson, I gorged in between sittings on Narcos, the ten-episode Netflix series based on the life and times of Pablo Escobar, big boss of the Medellin Cartel in Colombia which the series' trailer describes as the "most violent, ruthless, and wealthy drug syndicate in recent criminal history.
The area is also home to the infamous Carcel La Catedral, a luxury prison built by the government of former President Cesar Gaviria Trujillo (1990-1995) to house drug trafficker Pablo Escobar Gaviria following a deal to not extradite the famous Medellin cartel boss to the US.