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Handout picture released by the Federal Police of mug shots of Sandra Avila Beltran, also known as the "Queen of the Pacific, " taken upon her arrest in Mexico City on September 28, 2007. The recent book "Las jefas del narco" (The narco bosses), coordinated by Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa's researcher Artura Santamaria, informs about how the death of thousands of drug traffickers during the last five years in Mexico promoted many of their wives, sisters and daugthers to key posts previously reserved to men inside the drug cartels.
Handout picture released by the Federal Police of mug shots of Sandra Avila Beltran, also known as the "Queen of the Pacific, " taken upon her arrest in Mexico City on September 28, 2007. The recent book "Las jefas del narco" (The narco bosses), coordinated by Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa's researcher Artura Santamaria, informs about how the death of thousands of drug traffickers during the last five years in Mexico promoted many of their wives, sisters and daugthers to key posts previously reserved to men inside the drug cartels.

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'Queen of the Pacific' freed after 7 years in prison

Known as the "Queen of the Pacific," Sandra Avila Beltran is now a free woman after spending more than seven years in prison in Mexico and the United States.

'Queen of the Pacific' freed after 7 years in prison

Known as the "Queen of the Pacific," Sandra Avila Beltran is now a free woman after spending more than seven years in prison in Mexico and the United States.