Nicaragua breaks up drug trafficking ring with Russias help
Monday 11th March, 2013

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – The Nicaraguan government says Russia and Nicaragua have broken up a drug trafficking ring that supplied cocaine to Europe and was headed by a member of Mexico’s brutal Zetas cartel. Police Commissioner Fernando Borge says that Nicaraguan police, with help from Russian authorities, detained 26 alleged ring members who have links to Nicaraguan businessman Henry Farinas. Farinas was sentenced last year to 30 years in prison for drug trafficking and money laundering. Nicaragua said in a statement published Monday on the news site El 19 Digital that Martin Flores, a Mexican …

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