Drug Lord

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The head of an illicit, usually multinational drug procurement and/or distribution conglomerate (cartel), who maintains his/her empire by fear, murder and extortion, and finances the operation with via crooked accountants, money laundering, offshore shell companies and anonymous bank accounts
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It reflects the sloppiness of the police's investigation and case buildup against these drug lords,' Poe said.
If the Duterte government is consistent in anything in its drug war, it is in the lack of interest in going after the drug lords and drug deals that matter.
The dismissal of the cases against Lim, Espinosa and Co--and let's not forget the exclusion from the Criminal Informations filed against me of the other self-confessed Bilibid drug lords who turned witnesses against me--is just another instance of the fake drug war, after the failure of government to go to the bottom and find the mastermind of the 6.
Kapag drug lords at kumpare pa ni Duterte, may due process na, abswelto pa sa kaso (when it comes to the poor, no more questions asked, they just kill.
NBP was the drug trade centre of the Philippines - because Filipino drug lords order drugs from imprisoned foreign drug lords.
The 55-year-old drug lord was one of the founders of the Sinaloa cartel, of which Guzman was the leader.
Several of these top Afghan drug lords have been brought to the United States to face trial on federal narco-terrorism charges.
Of course, it doesn't make any sense, because it's the drug lords who will be out of business if there is legalization, but it does help shut down the discussion.
We follow ostensibly dedicated DEA officials - played by Elias Koteas and Martin Donovan - battling drug lords in Afghanistan.
Violence permeates every major city, but when drug lords start giving orders, this is not normal," says Alfredo Lopes, president of the Brazilian Hotel Industry Association.
The drug lords vowed to keep slum dwellers from voting on the first round of general elections on October 6, but with a heavy military presence, voting went off smoothly.
In Phillip Noyce's translation of Tom Clancy's novel to the big screen, Harrison Ford (Jack Ryan) is a CIA analyst who uncovers a presidential scheme to wage a decidedly dirty and covert war against Central American drug lords, one involving lies to Congress and the insertion of a group of special forces on a search-and-destroy mission.