Jamaican drug lord gets 23-year sentence

Associated Press
FILE - In this June 24, 2010 file photo, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents bring Jamaican drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke from the Westchester County Airport to a waiting vehicle, in White Plains, N.Y. Coke, who pleaded guilty to U.S. charges of drug and gun trafficking, has been sentenced to 23 years in prison Friday, June 8, 2012 in federal court in Manhattan. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)

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Christopher "Dudus" Coke, the Jamaican drug lord whose extradition sparked a minor civil war on the island country that took more than 70 lives, was sentenced June 8 to 23 years in an American prison.

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