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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Once in South America, Barbie went on to join forces with some of the region's most feared druglords, including Pablo Escobar, to launch a global cocaine trade currently worth PS60billion a year.
Our rating: What: Fernando Meirelles, director of the Oscar-nominated "City of God," revisits the druglord battles in Rio de Janeiro's slums with drama and wit in this series about two 13-year-old boys attempting to survive their grueling lives, but also enjoy themselves a bit.
This and several other incidents, including druglord Jagdish Singh Bhola's allegation that Majithia was among the patrons of the state's rampant illegal narcotics trade, dealt his image a severe blow.
A CUSTOMS officer accused of helping two Liverpool gangsters scam their way out of prison fought back his emotions as he told a court of a death threat from a Turkish druglord.
The film opens in 1992 Colombia, with 10-year-old Cataleya witnessing the deaths of her parents at the hands of thug Marco (Jordi Molla) who are in the employ of druglord Don Luis (Beno Benites).
And, finally, last night: a druglord called D'Angelo knows how to play chess; the police still use typewriters and Tippex; Dominic West has sex with an angry woman who knows lots about pagers and cellphones.
Cronin was a former member of murdered druglord Marlo Hyland's gang.
Preval, a largely inarticulate man alleged to drink vodka for breakfast, a womanizer, and, yes, a failed neighborhood baker, is, too, a former corrosive totalitarian dictator, hell-sent ferocious dictator and famous druglord Aristide's "yes man," meaning that the latter will still be there, at least by proxy.
Bruinsma was a druglord who was killed in a gangland liquidation in 1991.
China's government has been after Naw Kham, a deadly druglord and leader of the largest armed gang operating in the so-callsd Golden Triangle, because of his reported involvement in several killings of Chinese citizens along the Mekong River beginning in 2008.
COLOMBIANA (15) Cineworld, Showcase & VUE - In 1992 Colombia, 10-year-old Cataleya (Amandla Stenberg) witnesses the deaths of her parents at the hands of thug Marco who is in the employ of druglord Don Luis.
COLOMBIANA (15, 108 mins) In 1992 Colombia, 10-year-old Cataleya (Amandla Stenberg) witnesses the deaths of her parents at the hands of thug Marco (Jordi Molla) who is in the employ of druglord Don Luis (Beno Benites).