FT – Mexico captures ‘La Familia’ drug boss


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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