Colombian Drug Traffickers Get Lenient Treatment in U.S.

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Several dozen Colombian drug traffickers who served prison terms in the U.S. received relatively lenient treatment for people who were also designated terrorists responsible for massacres, forced disappearances, and the displacement of entire villages, reports the New York Times. Once the paramilitary Colombians — several dozen, all told — have completed their terms, they will have served on average seven and a half years. The leaders extradited en masse will have served an average of 10 years, at most, for drug . . .

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