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US charges former Mexican minister with drug trafficking

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US charges former Mexican minister with drug trafficking

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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