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LIGNET: Mexico's Capture of Zetas Leader Will Lead to More Violence

Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 01:39 PM

Mexico’s high-profile capture of the head of the country’s notorious Zetas drug cartel was an important political victory for the government, but it isn't likely to stem the flow of illegal drugs for long. Moreover, the arrest of Miguel Angel Trevino Morales could spark a wave of violence as potential successors vie for power within the Zetas organization and as rival cartels move to fill the vacuum.

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