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Argentina Arrests Colombian Model on Drug Charges

Argentinean authorities say they have arrested a Colombian model accused of leading a drug-trafficking ring.

Authorities say they detained Angie Sanclemente Valenica on Wednesday in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires.

Valencia, a former beauty queen, had been accused of heading a group of attractive young women that smuggled cocaine to Mexico.

Valencia has denied the charges.

Her native Colombia is the world's largest cocaine producer.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.

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