FT – Mexico captures ‘La Familia’ drug boss

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/cf9579c8-9c66-11e0-a0c8-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1Q6Zrb9pi

Although the latest arrest brings to 21 the number of top-level cartel leaders killed or arrested since the beginning of the operation in 2006, President Felipe Calderón’s all-out offensive against organised crime has resulted in about 40,000 deaths thus far. The bloodshed might affect Mr Calderón’s popularity, with about a year remaining before presidential elections.

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