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Even though its leader has been caught, the sinaloa cartel still has extensive ties to the colombian drug trade.
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The five most famous drug cartels cartels in history as it was among the first to work with and significantly prosper from the cocaine trade started in colombia.
The boss behind colombia's largest crew of drug traffickers and criminals has been extradited to brooklyn to face federal charges. An explanation of how colombia's drug trafficking industry works.