Top Colombian drug lord pleads guilty in Brooklyn court to running brutal cartel

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NEW YORK — A Colombian drug lord who had a military force of thousands under his command has pleaded guilty in a Brooklyn courtroom to running a criminal enterprise and will see at least 20 years behind bars. Dairo Antonio Usuga David, 51, led Clan del Golfo from 2012 until his arrest by the Colombian authorities in October 2021. The international criminal organization sent cocaine by the ton from Colombia to the U.S. through Mexico and Panama, the feds said. On Wednesday, Usuga David entered a guilty plea before Brooklyn Federal Court Judge Dora Irizarry. The court covers indictments in Brook…

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