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Wired: Zetas drug cartel enslaves engineers to build radio network

The Mexican military is trying to dismantle an extensive network of radio antennas built and operated by the notorious Zeta drug cartel.
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Ivan Velazquez Caballero, right, is escorted to a news conference in Mexico City a day after his arrest. (Eduardo Verdugo / Associated Press / September 27, 2012)

Mexico: Zetas drug cartel leader ‘El Taliban’ arrested

Mexican marines have arrested suspected Zetas drug cartel leader Ivan Velázquez Caballero, otherwise known as ‘El Taliban.’

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Zetas undergo alleged change in leadership
[caption id="attachment_9538" align="alignright" width="300"] El Z-40 has allegedly assumed leadership of the Zetas, resulting in internal strife within the organization and prompting criticism and concern from rival drug cartels. Photo: ...
17 alleged Zetas accused of 25 slayings arrested
MONTERREY, Mexico - A total of 17 alleged members of the Zetas drug cartel were arrested in Mexico in connection with more than two dozen slayings. Security officials say the arrests ...
Mexican drug cartel groomed Texas teen as killer at 13
When most teens are entering high school, Rosalio (Bart) Reta was killing. At age 13, the Laredo, Texas, native was brought into the notorious Zetas drug cartel across the border ...
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Zetas accountant arrested, more than $2.9 million in cash seized
An alleged accountant for the Zetas drug cartel is behind bars after authorities seized more than $2.9 million dollars in cash in Nuevo Laredo. Mexican marines arrested Eric Jovan Lozano-Diaz in ...
14 dismembered bodies left in front of Ciudad Mante City Hall
Authorities are investigating a gruesome discovery south of the border where 14 dismembered bodies were left with a message for a Zetas drug cartel leader. It all happened on Thursday afternoon ...
Woman pleads for return of abducted husband
MCALLEN — A South Texas woman is appealing for mercy from Mexico’s brutal Zetas drug cartel, which she believes is behind the March 30 abduction of her husband by three ...
Mexican army: Zetas leaders ordered killing of 49
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican army said Monday that the top leaders of the hyper-violent Zetas drug cartel ordered underlings to leave 49 mutilated bodies in a northern Mexico ...
Man given 8 years for selling guns to cartel; weapons used in ICE agent’s murder
HOUSTON — A federal judge in Houston has sentenced a Texas man to more than eight years in prison for organizing illegal gun purchases. Among the purchases was one that put ...

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