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  • Drug cartel managers get long prison sentences

    A federal judge has sentenced two former managers in Mexico's Gulf cartel to long prison sentences for their roles in drug and weapons smuggling along the South Texas border with Mexico.
  • Mayor escapes ambush as violence surges in Mexico's Tamaulipas state

    The mayor of the Mexico-U.S. border city of Matamoros survived an ambush by gunmen, authorities said Monday, the latest attack in surging violence in northeastern Mexico that has claimed dozens of lives and triggered a wave of kidnappings. Mayor Leticia...

    Mexican police grab latest Zetas leader in wealthy suburb

    Mexican police and soldiers on Wednesday captured Omar Trevino Morales, widely considered to be the most important leader of the Zetas drug cartel that once carved a path of brutal bloodshed along the country's northern border with the U.S. National...

    Older brother likely to succeed captured Zetas leader, officials say

    NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico The heir apparent of Mexico's most ruthless criminal organization the Zetas is an ex-con who spent more time in a Dallas suburb and later in federal prison than on the mean streets of this border town, the group's base of operations....

    Leader of Mexico's Gulf cartel arrested in Texas, U.S. officials say

    Leader of Mexico's Gulf cartel arrested in Texas, U.S. officials say
    The top leader of Mexico's notorious Gulf cartel has been arrested while shopping in south Texas, U.S. officials said Tuesday. Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, of Camargo, in Tamaulipas state, was indicted by a U.S. grand jury in September 2013 on...