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The Incredible Story of The
Bolivian Drug Lord Who Built The
´General Motors Of Drug Trafficking´

Business Insider / WorldCrunch, by Alejandro Marinelli

Original Article

Posted By:PageTurner, 11/28/2012 12:20:11

BUENOS AIRES - Among the many tales, there is one in particular that stands out in the drug kingpin´s biography, sounding much more like urban legend than harsh reality: It was in early 1982, and his oldest son had been arrested by agents from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Having tried everything he could to have his son freed, the father decided to send a letter directly to the President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. In the letter, he promised, in exchange for his son’s liberty, to pay off Bolivia’s entire foreign debt: $3.8 billion.

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Bolivian marching powder, it´s still out there.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Up2Here, 11/28/2012 11:47:24     (No. 9037606)

I wonder if General Cucombre still owns the $12 million villa on Lake Lucerne??

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