NYT – Alleged Zetas Cartel Leader Captured by Mexican Police


““It is now more important than ever for the government of Mexico to demonstrate that it can go beyond the capture of cartel leaders and turn the captures into prosecutions and ultimately the dismantlement of the entire criminal network,” Mr. Olson said. “Good law enforcement should include effective prosecutions.” Several years into Mr. Calderón’s declared war on the drug gangs, successful prosecutions are still rare, and corruption among public officials is still rampant.”


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