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Latin America lives up to corrupt reputation as mobster breaks out of jail.

Alleged Italian Mafia boss Rocco Morabito escapes from Uruguayan prison. This kind of move into the wind usually is achieved with the connivance of the guards, who in a dump like Uruguay make less than $5 per hour.

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Italian mafia boss Rocco Morabito has escaped from prison in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the interior ministry has said.

Uruguay had agreed to extradite the notorious drug trader known as the "cocaine king of Milan" back to Italy.

The suspected head of the 'Ndrangheta crime gang has been one of Italy's most wanted fugitives since 1995.

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