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Mexican officials have arrested one of the most powerful drug lords in the country:Vicente Carillo Fuentes, Kingpin of Juarez cartel since 1997.

One of Mexico’s most wanted, the FBI had also offered 5 million dollars for information of his whereabouts.

Operating in the border town of Ciudad Juarez, he was allegedly responsible for at least 8,000 deaths and a turf war with another cartel which made the town one of the most dangerous in the world.