COLOMBIA: CALI: DRUG'S CARTEL MEETING PLACE DISCOVERED
COLOMBIA: CALI CARTEL MEMBER ADMITS TO DRUG TRAFFICKING
COLOMBIA: POLICE QUESTION TOP LEADER OF CALI DRUGS CARTEL
The Cali Cartel was a drug cartel based in southern Colombia, around the city of Cali and the Valle del Cauca Department. Its founders were the Rodríguez Orejuela brothers, Gilberto and Miguel, and José Santacruz Londoño, also known as "Chepe". They broke away from Pablo Escobar and his Medellin associates in the late 1980s when Hélmer Herrera, also known as "Pacho", joined what became a four-man executive board that ran the cartel.