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a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service
a drug cartel in Colombia; controlled the production of cocaine from the 1970s until 1993 when the leader was killed
a drug cartel that seized control of cocaine production in Colombia in 1993; adopted techniques used by terrorist organizations (small cells and sophisticated communications equipment and close ties with politicians etc.)
an illicit cartel formed to control the production and distribution of narcotic drugs
a cartel of companies or nations formed to control the production and distribution of oil
Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries
an organization of countries formed in 1961 to agree on a common policy for the production and sale of petroleum
an association of companies for some definite purpose
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