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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 6, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2008.
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UPI almanac for Monday, Aug. 6, 2007.

Colombian drug lords sentenced in U.S.

MIAMI, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Sibling Colombian drug lords were sentenced Tuesday in the United States to 30 years in prison for trafficking cocaine, The Miami Herald reported.

Founders of Cali cartel plead guilty

MIAMI, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The Colombian brothers believed to have founded the Cali cartel pleaded guilty to drug trafficking Tuesday in Miami and were sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Alleged Cali kingpins said near plea deal

MIAMI, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Two brothers accused of running Colombia's notorious Cali cocaine cartel are close to pleading guilty in a deal with U.S. prosecutors, their lawyers say.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2006 with 147 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2005 with 147 to follow.
By United Press International

No bond for Cali drug cartel defendant

MIAMI, March 15 (UPI) -- A Miami federal magistrate has ordered one of the last Colombian cartel kingpins held without bond on charges he trafficked in drugs and laundered money.

Colombia extradites FARC member to U.S.

BOGOTA, March 9 (UPI) -- Colombia has extradited of a woman accused of keeping the books for the country's leading leftist rebel group, El Tiempo reported Wednesday.

Colombia: Uribe OK's extradition

BOGOTA, March 1 (UPI) -- Colombian President Alvaro Uribe authorized Tuesday the extradition of a notorious drug cartel leader to the United States to face trafficking charges.

Colombia to send FARC bookkeeper to U.S.

BOGOTA, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Colombia has authorized the extradition of a woman accused of keeping the books for the country's leading leftist rebel group, El Tiempo reported Saturday.

Colombia OK's Cali head extradition to US

BOGOTA, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Colombia's Supreme Court has authorized the extradition of notorious drug cartel leader Miguel Rodriguez Orejuela, El Tiempo reported Thursday.

Cali cartel ringleaders face prosecution

MIAMI, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Federal authorities in Miami are making preparations to bring two brothers from Colombia to Miami on charges of running the infamous Cali drug cartel.
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Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela was the number two leader of the Cali Cartel, after his older brother Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela. Together they founded the organization, and with the help of other prominent Cartel members, such as "Chepe" Santacruz Londoño, led it to control 80% of the world's cocaine market, after the demise of Pablo Escobar's competing Medellín Cartel. He was caught by Colombia's national police in 1995 and was extradited to the United States in March 2005 and in 2006 pleaded guilty along with his brother and were each sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Then General of the Colombian National Police, Rosso Jose Serrano personally escorts Cali Cartel druglord Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela.

Miguel Rodriguez-Orejuela is escorted by DEA agents after being extradited to the United States.

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