Who Was ‘El Padrino,’ Godfather to Drug Cartel? Mexico’s Defense Chief, U.S. Says

Credit: NYTimes.com- Published on October 16, 2020
Drug enforcement agents had long tried to solve the mystery of “El Padrino,” a shadowy, powerful force. They’ve now identified him as Salvador Cienfuegos, Mexico’s defense chief from 2012 to 2018.
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Published on October 17, 2020 -  02:49
US charges former Mexican minister with drug trafficking
Ex-defence chief Salvador Cienfuegos, who was arrested in Los Angeles, used his power to protect a drug cartel, according to a US indictment.

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