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AUG 27, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Pablo Escobar's Former Hit Man John Velasquez Freed From Prison

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- A former hit man for Pablo Escobar who confessed to hundreds of murders as head of the Colombian drug kingpin's army of assassins has been freed from prison despite protests by his many victims. The press office for the agency overseeing Colombia's prison system says John Jairo Velasquez walked free Tuesday night from a maximum security ...

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AUG 26, 2014 - The Guardian

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Jhon Jairo Velasquez, hitman to Pablo Escobar, walks free in Colombia

Popeye, responsible for thousands of deaths during reign of Medellin cocaine cartel, out on good behaviour after 22 yearsOne of Colombias most feared drug cartel assassins has walked free after serving 22 years in jail for scores of murders ordered by the notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar during the cocaine trafficking heyday of the 1980s.Jhon Jairo Velasquez, known by his ...

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AUG 26, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar's chief assassin freed from jail

By Helen Murphy and Julia Symmes Cobb BOGOTA (Reuters) - One of Colombia's most feared drug cartel assassins walked free on Tuesday after serving 22 years in jail for scores of murders ordered by notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar during the cocaine trafficking heyday of the 1980s, police said. Jhon Jairo Velasquez, known by his alias 'Popeye', was released early ...

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AUG 22, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Mexico creates special economic-crime force

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico launched a special 5,000-strong police force Friday to combat industrial, farm and business crime that has extended throughout the country's economy, strangling commerce in some regions. Drug gangs have long penetrated some Mexican mining and agricultural sectors, but officials now reveal that everyone from fishermen to tourist resorts to banana growers have been hit by ...

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