Definition of Cali cartel

1. Noun. A drug cartel that seized control of cocaine production in Colombia in 1993; adopted techniques used by terrorist organizations (small cells and sophisticated communications equipment and close ties with politicians etc.).

Generic synonyms: Drug Cartel
Geographical relationships: Colombia, Republic Of Colombia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cali Cartel

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Caledonian Canal
Calendula officinalis
Caley pea
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Calidris Ferruginea
Calidris canutus
Calidris melanotos
California Channel Island fox
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California Personality Inventory
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Literary usage of Cali cartel

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1. Political Murder and Reform in Colombia: The Violence Continues by Juan E. Méndez, Americas Watch Committee (U.S.) (1992)
"In fact, there is evidence that the cali cartel has grown considerably and has stepped in to occupy spaces left vacant by the demise of its Medellin rivals. ..."

2. Threat To U.s. Trade And Finance From Drug Trafficking And International edited by Charles E. Grassley (1999)
"In Operation Cornerstone, one of the most comprehensive investigations into the operations of the cali cartel, Customs and DEA uncovered six major smuggling ..."

3. Changing Perspectives by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"WE SHALL SEE WHO PASSES AND WHO FAILS THE COURSE!] cali cartel markets are in Los Angeles, New York and Houston, which closely parallel the heroin markets. ..."

4. Nontraditional Organized Crime: Law Enforcement Officials Perspectives of (1992)
"The cali cartel, comprised of traffickers from Cali, Colombia, appears to be controlled by Gilberto Rodriguez-Orejuela and Jose Santacruz- Londono, ..."

5. Human Rights Watch World Report 1992 by Human Rights Watch (Organization (1991)
"Observers see the emergence there of a renewed alliance between drug traffickers (this time linked to the cali cartel), landowners and army officers as the ..."

6. Comprehensive Review: DoD Counterdrug Program by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"This may be explained by the ability of the cali cartel to take over in place ... the cali cartel will ultimately lead to a reduction in the availability of ..."

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