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US lifts sanctions against Mexican drug kingpin who testified against El Chapo

  * Zambada was Sinaloa cartel’s chief accountant for 15 years * Speculation that ‘El Rey’ may be in witness protectionThe United States has lifted financial sanctions on a top lieutenant of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, saying Jesús “El Rey” Zambada – who gave testimony against kingpinJoaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán – had shown behavioral change. Zambada, the cartel’s chief accountant for more than 15 years, was a star witness during Guzmán’s 2018 trial in New York,giving a detailed description of how the organisation shipped cocaine from Colombia and on to the United States. Continue reading... .. Full story on theguardian.com 

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