Cali cartel

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a drug cartel that seized control of cocaine production in Colombia in 1993

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'Narcos'' S3, which shifts its focus from Pablo Escobar's Medellin Cartel to the Cali Cartel, is graced by a formidable Spanish-speaking cast that includes Mexicans (Damian Alcazar, Jose Maria Yazpik), Colombians (Miss Universe 2008 runner-up Taliana Vargas, Juan Pablo Shuk), Spanish (Miguel Angel Silvestre, Javier Camara), a Venezuelan (Francisco Denis), an Argentine (Alberto Ammann), a Guatemalan (Arturo Castro), a Portuguese (Pepe Rapazote), a New Zealander (Matt Whelan), an American (Michael Stahl-David) and a Chileo (Pascal).
But his main rivals, the Cali Cartel, killed off his main lieutenants, leaving Escobar hunted and hiding out in his home town of Medellin.
Comparable in size to the Medellin organization, the Cali cartel nonetheless sparked much less interested among federal drug agents.
With Escobar out of the picture, the four powerful godfathers of the 'Cali Cartel' took the reins of the cocaine trade and turned it into a global enterprise.
1. The Cali Cartel And Los Pepes Are Out For Pablo Escobar's Blood
But even that was not enough to convince the judges, who decreed the cash was being held by Charrington to launder for Mario Halley, a member of the Columbian Cali cartel, and so the money belonged to the Columbian drug lord.
He used his direct links to the Cali Cartel, one of the most notorious drug-smuggling empires in Colombia.
However, Season 2 will see the DEA, Cali Cartel, Los Pepes and the Search Bloc join forces in order to put the drug trafficker behind bars.
Warren famously had a hotline to the Colombian Cali cartel, direct links with the Turkish heroin mafia and unlimited credit with the cannabis dealers of Europe and Africa.
AN EXCLUSIVE interview with a leader of the Cali cartel, the most feared drug barons in South America.
The hour-long programme said it had an exclusive interview with a leader of Colombia's feared Cali cartel and boasted of evidence of a new heroin route to Britain aimed at children.
The raid netted the first ever consignment of cocaine from the world's largest producer, Pablo Escobar, leader of the infamous Cali cartel in Columbia.