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Rafael Caro Quintero

 The United States has asked Mexico to arrest a drug kingpin dubbed “The Godfather of Mexican cartels who was recently released from prison mocking his conviction for masterminding the murder of an American drug agent nearly 30 years ago, officials from both governments said Wednesday.
 
 
The Justice Department sent Mexico a provisional arrest warrant for the drug lord, Rafael Caro Quintero, as a prelude to an extradition request. The officials, who asked not to be identified discussing the confidential collaboration, said Mexico’s attorney general