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20 Million Reasons for a Cartel Leader in Hiding to Worry

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Apr 17, 2018 | 08:00 GMT
The Federal Police of Mexico patrol near the Puente Grande prison in Zapotlanejo, Jalisco, from which Rafael Caro Quintero was freed on Aug. 9, 2013.

A unit of the Mexican Federal Police patrols near the Puente Grande prison in Zapotlanejo, Jalisco. Cartel boss Rafael Caro Quintero -- who masterminded the killing of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent in 1985 -- was freed from the prison on Aug. 9, 2013. Caro Quintero had served 28 years of a 40-year sentence for the kidnapping, torture and murder of DEA Special Agent Enrique Camarena.

(HECTOR GUERRERO/AFP/Getty Images)

A spot on the FBI's most wanted list and a $20 million reward will most likely ensnare drug kingpin Rafael Caro Quintero, once convicted in the murder of a DEA agent....

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