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WikiLeaks: A Gulf Cartel Attack; a Zetas’ Retreat

One of the most closely watched battles of 2010 was between the Zetas criminal syndicate and their former masters, the Gulf Cartel. The Zetas and the Gulf Cartel...
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Mexico Sends More Troops to Troubled Border Area

Mexico has sent more military and police to the Tamaulipas and Nuevo León states along the northeastern border with the US, in an effort to quell the violence...
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Drug Violence in Tamaulipas Displaces 400 Refugees

Mexico’s “Drug War” has generated its first displaced persons camp, consisting of 400 people taking shelter at a charity facility located in the border city of...
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Officials Fear Increase in Violence After Gulf Cartel Leader’s Death

Officials in the Mexican government fear an increase in violence in the northeastern border region, following the death of Gulf cartel leader Ezequiel Cárdenas...
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Veracruz Mayor-Elect Found Dead

Authorities found the bodies of a mayor elect and two people who were accompanying him in Oaxaca state just hours after they were abducted from a restaurant by...
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5 Arrested in Jalisco with C-4; Part of New Alliance

Five men, two of them ex-military, carrying explosives, weapons, flak jackets and T-shirts with the letters "MFG" were arrested in Jalisco, El Universal is...
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Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sánchez, alias ‘El Coss’

Jorge Eduardo Costilla Sanchez, alias "El Coss," headed the Gulf Cartel, which has its headquarters in Tamaulipas, along the eastern part of the US-Mexico border....
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Antonio Cardenas Guillen, alias ‘Tony Tormenta’

Antonio Cardenas Guillen, alias "Tony Tormenta," headed up the financial and logistics side of the Gulf Cartel, which his brother, Osiel Cardenas Guillen, once...