Leaders of Top Mexican Drug Cartel Indicted Attorney General John Ashcroft and his Mexican counterpart announce indictments against a dozen leaders of Mexico's most violent drug cartel. Authorities say the Arellano Felix drug cartel is responsible for about 40 percent of the cocaine coming across the border. Ashcroft says the indictments represent a "successful effort to coordinate and cooperate" in cross-border crime fighting. Hear Eric Niiler of KPBS.
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Leaders of Top Mexican Drug Cartel Indicted

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Attorney General John Ashcroft and his Mexican counterpart announce indictments against a dozen leaders of Mexico's most violent drug cartel. Authorities say the Arellano Felix drug cartel is responsible for about 40 percent of the cocaine coming across the border. Ashcroft says the indictments represent a "successful effort to coordinate and cooperate" in cross-border crime fighting. Hear Eric Niiler of KPBS.