Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Milenio article
[ Subject Matter: Sinaloa Cartel, Colombia
Recommendation: No prior subject matter knowledge required]
Bogota: Two Mexican citizens, alleged members of the Sinaloa Cartel and who are wanted by United States Authorities, were captured in the city of Cartagena, Colombia, confirmed the Migratory Authorities of this country.
The two foreigners, with interpol alerts are identified as Osvaldo Contreras Arriaga "El Gober" and Omar Ayon Diaz "El Ahijado", there is an arrest warrant for the crimes of money laundering and organisation, and being members of organized crime, confirmed Colombian Migration in a communication.
Contreras Arriaga was detained at customs at Rafael Nunez International Airport, Cartagena, on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, where he intended to enter the country with the intent to travel to Panama.
Ayon Diaz had been in Colombia a few days, he was found in a hotel on the outskirts of the City.
The Mexicans are wanted by the South District Court of California, said the Colombian Police.
Colombia is the principal producer in the world of Cocaine, and for refining it. According to recent information from the United Nations, the country produced more than 442 tons of the drug in 2014, 52% more than the year before.
Original article in Spanish at Milenio