Judge frees chief of Cali drug cartel
Sibylla Brodzinsky in Bogota
Friday November 8, 2002
"One of the world's most infamous drug lords was due to walk out of a maximum security prison last night after serving just seven years for shipping tonnes of cocaine around the world as the leader of a notorious drug syndicate.
Late on Wednesday a judge ordered the immediate release of Gilberto Rodriguez Orejuela, 56, thwarting government efforts to keep him and his brother Miguel, who once led the Cali cartel, behind bars."
And this has been happening in Colombia!...