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2006-08-23 15:57:41

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A suspected Colombian drug lord pleaded innocent on Wednesday to charges that he smuggled $100 million worth of cocaine from Colombia to the United States via Panama and Mexico.

2006-08-23 12:36:19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A suspected Colombian drug lord pleaded innocent on Wednesday to charges that he smuggled $100 million worth of cocaine from Colombia to the United States via Panama and Mexico.

2006-08-14 18:11:06

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two Colombian brothers have been sentenced to more than eight years in U.S. prison for their part in a multimillion-dollar international drug-money laundering ring, federal prosecutors said on Monday.

2006-07-10 16:57:11

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish police have arrested one of Colombia's most famous drug lords and could offer him up to other countries who want to extradite the former ally of dead drugs boss Pablo Escobar, police said on Monday.

2006-05-17 14:15:00

Colombian and U.S. authorities have smashed a major drug trafficking ring and captured 26 Colombians wanted for extradition for shipping 70 tonnes of cocaine to the United States.

2006-03-30 08:15:48

By Linda Hutchinson-Jafar PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Reuters) - More than a dozen gunmen attacked a gas station in Guyana late last month, fired on passing cars, torched a house and machine-gunned the occupants of another. Eight people died in the rampage.

2006-02-27 18:25:00

Two high-ranking Colombian cocaine traffickers were sentenced on Monday to two decades in prison and ordered to forfeit millions of dollars in illicit gains after pleading guilty to drug-smuggling, U.S. officials said.

2006-01-18 16:28:08

MIAMI (Reuters) - The son of a former head of Colombia's Cali cocaine cartel, accused of keeping its drug business going while his father was in jail, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to a long list of criminal charges in federal court in Miami.

2006-01-17 13:43:16

By Jason Webb BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) - The son of a former head of Colombia's Cali cocaine cartel, accused of keeping the drug business going while his father was in jail, has surrendered to U.S.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.