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Saturday, August 10th, 2013

U.S. officials troubled by drug lord’s release

The U.S. Department of Justice said Friday that the release of Rafael Caro Quintero, a legendary drug boss in Mexico connected to the murder of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, was “troubling and disappointing” – a sign the move could throw a wrench in U.S.–Mexico relations.