Topic - Enrique "Kiki" Camarena

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  • The undated file photo (left) distributed by the Mexican government shows Rafael Caro Quintero, who was released from prison by a judge after serving 28 years of a sentence for the torture and killing of Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena (right). The U.S. government is pressing for his recapture. (ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS)

    U.S. offers $5M in hunt for drug lord

    The State Department set a $5 million reward Tuesday for information leading to the recapture of a once-notorious Mexican drug boss accused of masterminding the kidnapping and killing of a Drug Enforcement Administration agent three decades ago.

  • **FILE** Some of the more than 500 Texas fifth- and sixth-grade students are shown during a red-ribbon rally against drug use at the Capitol in Austin on Oct. 19, 2000. Celebrating national Drug Prevention Month, the event also honors the memory of Drug Enforcement Administration agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena, who was murdered by drug dealers in Mexico in 1985. (Associated Press)

    Feds target contacts of DEA agent's killer

    The Treasury Department has targeted under the "Kingpin Act" 18 persons and five companies tied to a Mexican drug trafficker convicted in the brutal 1985 kidnapping and murder of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent — prohibiting U.S. residents from conducting financial or commercial transactions with them and freezing any assets they have under U.S. jurisdiction.

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