U.S. Arrests Mexico's Ex-Defense Chief, Accused Of Helping Drug Cartel

Credit: NPR- Published on October 16, 2020
Retired Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos was allegedly known as "El Padrino" and worked on behalf of a deadly criminal organization while he was defense chief from 2012 to 2018, according to a court file.

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