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B. 2017-07-14 Colombia coca cultivation rises by 50% says UN Colombia
C. 2016-05-15 Colombia seizes record cocaine haul in Turbo Turbo, Colombia
3. 2013-09-11 Woman arrested with 'cocaine bump' Bogota, Colombia
2012-09-18 Top Colombian drug baron captured San Cristobal, Venezuela
F. 2011-10-18 Beauty queen denies drug charges Buenos Aires, Argentina
G. 2011-03-01 Colombia drug war efforts praised Colombia
H. 2010-11-02 Police raid drug assets office Colombia
8. 2010-05-26 Ex-model arrested on drug charges Buenos Aires, Argentina

Colombia seizes record cocaine haul in Turbo Map of Turbo Colombia
Colombia coca cultivation rises by 50% says UN

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  The United Nations says there was a 50% increase last year in the area of land being used to cultivate coca leaf in Colombia

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  Police in Colombia say they have seized their largest ever domestic haul of illegal drugs - nearly eight tonnes of cocaine

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  Venezuela: Daniel Barrera, known as 'Crazy Barrera', was captured across the border from Colombia with the help of Venezuelan, British and US agencies

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Oct.18 Beauty queen denies drug charges
Map of Buenos Aires Argentina  Argentina: Angie Sanclemente, 31, a former Colombian beauty quee,n has denied drug-smuggling, at the start of her trial in Argentina Mar.1 Colombia drug war efforts praised  The International Narcotics Control Board has dropped Colombia from its list of countries requiring special observation

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Nov.2 Police raid drug assets office
  Police have raided the offices of the body which controls assets seized from drug traffickers. Anomalies had emerged in the book-keeping May.26 Ex-model arrested on drug charges
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  Argentina: Angela Sanclemente, 30, a former Colombian model wanted on drug trafficking charges, was captured in Argentina

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Sep.21   L. American cartels expand to West Africa
  Colombian and Mexican drug cartels have jumped the Atlantic Ocean, working closely with local criminal gangs to carve out a staging area Apr.15 Colombia captures top drug lord   Colombian authorities have arrested Daniel Rendon Herrera, known as 'Don Mario', the country's most wanted drug lord Mar.20 Guerrillas held on U.S. drug charges  Two members of a guerrilla group have been arrested on federal charges and charged with conspiring to import 5 kilograms of cocaine into the U Jan.8 Colombian drug suspect shot dead  Madrid: Leonidas Vargas Vargas, the leader of the Caqueta cartel, was shot dead in a hospital in Madrid who was shot at least four times in bed

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Aug.22   Brazil hands 'drug baron' to US   Amazon: Juan Carlos Ramirez Abadia, the leader of one of Colombia's most powerful drug cartels has been extradited to the US by Brazil May.7 Colombian warlord pleads not guilty  Washington: Carlos Mario Jimenez Naranjo, known in Colombia as 'Macaco', pleaded not guilty to drug-trafficking charges in a court after his extradition Apr.29 Major trafficker killed  Police killed Miguel Angel Mejia, for whose capture the U.S. government offered a $5 million reward Feb.18 Soldiers convicted of killing drug cops  A lieutenant colonel and 14 soldiers were convicted of murdering 10 elite counternarcotics police agents in an ambush Feb.2 Top Colombia drug lord killed   Venezuela: A man shot to death in the Andean city of Merida is Wilber Varela, one of Colombia's most-wanted drug lords

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Sep.3   Military: Key rebel Caracas killed  Medina Caracas, the fugitive from a U.S. drug trafficking indictment, was killed in an air attack on a guerrilla encampment Aug.7 Alleged Colombian drug lord arrested  Sao Paulo: Ramirez Abadia wanted by the United States was arrested in a luxury condominium Jul.19 'Drug baron' sent to US  Colombia has extradited Luis Hernando Gomez Bustamante, 49, to the US, where he is wanted on charges of drug trafficking and money laundering May.1 Colombia cuts drugs haul figure  The authorities have revised the total of drugs seized in a haul from around 25 tons of cocaine to just over 13 tons

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Jan.16 Uribe orders probe of drug ties to politics

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May.13 $300m drugs haul

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Apr.16 Cocaine found on U.S.-bound Navy ship
  A stash of cocaine and heroin was found aboard the main training ship shortly before it was to sail for the United States

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Nov.8 Drugs baron released

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Apr.10   FARC commander sought
  Prosecution service has ordered the arrest of a leftist rebel commander for drug trafficking

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