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Colombian Kingpin Gets 17-Year Term in Colombia


January 1993

Colombian drug lord Ivan Urdinola, who helped create the Cali cocaine organization's role in international heroin trafficking, received a sentence of more than 17 years in prison in Colombia, but may be freed after seven years for cooperating with authorities (Special Dispatch, "Colombian Drug Leader Gets 17-1/2 Year Term," The New York Times, 12/22/92, A13).