24 Sep
Gangs to fight for drug routes after Colombian capo falls | AFP
Crime gangs are likely to engage in a messy battle over lucrative drug smuggling routes through Venezuela following the arrest of Colombia’s last major drug lord, experts said here.
For years Daniel ‘El Loco’ Barrera was the most wanted criminal in South America, accused of shipping some 900 tons of cocaine to the United States and Europe and dealing with both leftist guerrillas and right-wing paramilitary fighters.
FULL ARTICLE (AFP)
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Gangs to fight for drug routes after Colombian capo falls | AFP

Crime gangs are likely to engage in a messy battle over lucrative drug smuggling routes through Venezuela following the arrest of Colombia’s last major drug lord, experts said here.

For years Daniel ‘El Loco’ Barrera was the most wanted criminal in South America, accused of shipping some 900 tons of cocaine to the United States and Europe and dealing with both leftist guerrillas and right-wing paramilitary fighters.

FULL ARTICLE (AFP)

Photo: DeptfordJon/Flickr

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