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Los Zetas Cartel

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  • For the record

    Zetas drug cartel: An article in the Nov. 4 Section A about the Zetas drug gang's power in the Mexican state of Coahuila said that former Gov. Humberto Moreira left the state with a $3-million debt. The debt was $3 billion.
  • Mexican drug cartel commander pleads guilty in 2011 ambush

    Mexican drug cartel commander pleads guilty in 2011 ambush
    WASHINGTON — A top Mexican drug cartel commander pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court  in the 2011 ambush attack south of the border that left one American agent dead and a second injured, and three other defendants also admitted their...
  • Was Mexican prison warden's kidnap retaliation for penal reforms?

    Three years ago, when the armed gang showed up at Cieneguillas prison, they managed to free 53 inmates -- including killers, kidnappers and drug cartel gunmen. Not a shot was fired, and the warden was arrested on suspicion that it was an inside job....
  • Marines in Mexico detain 35 Veracruz police officers

    MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's marines on Monday said they detained 35 Veracruz state police officers who were allegedly working for the Zetas drug cartel. In a short statement, authorities said the police officers were detained Saturday in two groups, 16 at the...
  • Mexico captures top Zetas drug lord, in major blow to cartel

    Mexico's navy has captured Ivan Velazquez Caballero, a.k.a. "Zeta-50," a top leader of a faction of the recently divided Zetas drug cartel, in an operation in the city of San Luis Potosi....
  • Top drug cartel leader in Mexico possibly killed in firefight, officials say

    Mexican authorities said late Monday they may have killed the top leader of the notorious Zetas paramilitary force in a gun and grenade battle in the state of Coahuila, in what would be the most important blow to powerful drug cartels in the six-year...
  • Mexican officials hoping to use Lazcano's dead parents for ID

    Just in time for the Day of the Dead, the weird, ghoulish story of Mexican drug lord Heriberto Lazcano just got weirder and more ghoulish. After killing a man that they claim was Lazcano in a firefight —but then promptly losing possession of his...