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cali car·tel

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  1. Cali cartelnoun

    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.)


  1. Cali Cartel

    The Cali Cartel (Spanish: Cartel de Cali) was a drug cartel based in southern Colombia, around the city of Cali and the Valle del Cauca. Its founders were the brothers Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela and Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela. They broke away from Pablo Escobar and his Medellín associates in 1987, when Hélmer "Pacho" Herrera joined what became a four-man executive board that ran the cartel.At the height of the Cali Cartel's reign from 1993-1995, they were cited as having control of over 91% of the world's cocaine market and were said to be directly responsible for the growth of the cocaine market in Europe, controlling 90% of the market there as well. By the mid-1990s, the leaders of the Cali Cartel's international drug trafficking organisation were operating a multi-billion a year criminal enterprise.


  1. cali cartel

    The Cali Cartel was a powerful and highly influential drug trafficking organization that was based in the city of Cali, Colombia. Active from the 1970s to the 1990s, they were mainly involved in the smuggling of cocaine into the United States and Europe. The organization was known for its sophisticated operations and tactics, often infiltrating politics and law enforcement to maintain its operations. At its peak, the Cali Cartel was one of the largest and most powerful crime organizations in the world.


  1. Cali Cartel

    The Cali Cartel was a drug cartel based in southern Colombia, around the city of Cali and the Valle del Cauca Department. The Cali Cartel was founded by the Rodríguez Orejuela brothers, Gilberto and Miguel, as well as associate José Santacruz Londoño. Later Cali cartel principals included the son of Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela, Jorge Alberto Rodriguez, as well as Hélmer Herrera, Jairo Ivan Urdinola Grajales, Julio Fabio Urdinola Grajales, Henry Loaiza Ceballos, Victor Patiño-Fomeque, Phanor Arizabaleta-Arzayus, Raul Grajales Lemos, Luis Grajales Posso, Bernardo Saenz, Juan Carlos Ortiz Escobar, Javier Marlin Rojas, and James Andrae.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cali cartel in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cali cartel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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