The Ghost Cartels are the direct descendants of the cocaine and marijuana drug cartels of the Andes nations of South America, particularly those of Colombia. Syndicates whose lineage traces back in some cases over years ago to the drug syndicates which emerged in the international drug trade in the s with the production and trafficking of marijuana. Number of Cartels: dozens . Annual Revenue: Billions nuyen . In the 20th century, the narcotrafficantes powerful drug cartels of South and Central America dominated the Western Hemisphere's illicit drug business. They owned the countries where they had operations, as the local governments were terrorized by the cartels.
Jorge Salcedo Cabrera
Pacho Herrera: The Flashy Yet Brutal Drug Lord Of 'Narcos' Fame
Jorge Salcedo Cabrera was a counter-surveillance expert employed by the Cali cartel. Salcedo was ingenious and intelligence, and experimented with biodiesel during his youth. Salcedo met Carlo Cordova while serving in the Colombian Army, and was recruited into Cordova's security firm, which provided security to the Cali cartel. In the early s, he served as the cartel's bombmaker, making a variety of explosives to use during the hunt for Pablo Escobar. After Escobar's death in , Salcedo considered leaving the Cali cartel and wanted to establish his own security firm. The cartel forcibly had Salcedo threaten a safety inspector to cover up the Yumbo gas incident. Miguel blamed Cordova for the arrest, and had him killed, along with the rest of his family.
Judge: No early prison release for Cali cartel cocaine lord
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It can be hard to keep track of all the business-minded criminals that populate the world of Narcos. Herrera played by Alberto Ammann has been around since Season 1 of Narcos , but is finally taking the spotlight in Season 3. As a highly-ranked member of the Cali cartel, Herrera and his other real-life associates fill the void left by Pablo Escobar in the wake of his death, which ended Season 2. Is Narcos' Pacho Herrera historically accurate or will history buffs need to go deeper to find out more about this power player?