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Top Zetas cartel leader captured in Mexico

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Picture taken from a sreen of the alleged maximun leader of drugs Mexican cartel 'Los Zetas', Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, presented in combo pictures during a press conference at the head quarter of Interior Ministry on July 15, 2013 in Mexico City. According to a spokesman Trevino was arrested early morning during a military operation en Nuevo Laredo.
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Picture taken from a sreen of the alleged maximun leader of drugs Mexican cartel 'Los Zetas', Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, presented in combo pictures during a press conference at the head quarter of Interior Ministry on July 15, 2013 in Mexico City. According to a spokesman Trevino was arrested early morning during a military operation en Nuevo Laredo.

A major blow to has been dealt to the Zetas drug cartel in Mexico. On Monday, Mexican naval special forces captured that group's leader: Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known by his street name Z-40.

A major blow to has been dealt to the Zetas drug cartel in Mexico. On Monday, Mexican naval special forces captured that group's leader: Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, known by his street name Z-40.

Here to tell us more about what his capture means is Sylvia Longmire, author of "Cartel: The Coming Invasion of Mexico's Drug Wars"

 

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