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#Zetas Drug Cartel

From TheJournal.ie Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel Zetas Drug Cartel

Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel

Miguel Angel Trevino has been described as a brutal killer who liked to “stew” his enemies by plunging them in containers of oil and fuel that he would then set alight.

From TheJournal.ie 35 bodies dumped on Mexican street during rush hour Mexico

35 bodies dumped on Mexican street during rush hour

Two trucks carrying the bodies were abandoned near a shopping centre in Boca Del Rio, Veracruz.

From TheJournal.ie Mexican police agent arrested during casino fire probe Mexico This post contains videos

Mexican police agent arrested during casino fire probe

52 people were killed in an arson fire at a casino in Northern Mexico last week.

From TheJournal.ie Five detained over casino attack that killed 52 in Mexico Mexico

Five detained over casino attack that killed 52 in Mexico

Five people suspected of being members of the notorious Zetas drug cartel in Mexico have been arrested over an arson attack on a casino killed 52 people earlier this week.

THE BODIES OF 71 people, buried in a mass grave, have been found by Mexico’s navy on the Mexico-US border.

It is suspected that the victims may be “undocumented immigrants of different nationalities”, according to Alejandro Poire, a government spokesperson.

The navy was reportedly tipped off about the incident by a wounded man. When they approached the site, they say they were fired at by gunmen.

It is believed that the victims were civilians from countries like Brazil, Ecuador, El Salvador and Honduras who were attempting to cross the US border.

The navy believe that the people, 14 women and 58 men, were killed by the Zetas drug gang.

There has been a sharp increase in violent killings in Mexico over the last number of years, which is blamed squarely on organized crime.

Hundreds of bodies disposed of in mass graves across the country have been discovered in the past two months alone.

More than 28,000 people have died in drug-related violence in Mexico in the last four years.