Mexico's drug war strategy remains unchanged with new government

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Mexico's drug war strategy remains unchanged with new government

by Wochit 0:49 mins

With the capture of two top drug lords in little more than a month, the new government of President Enrique Pena Nieto is following an old strategy it has openly criticized for causing more violence and crime. Mario Armando Ramirez Trevino, a top leader of Mexico's Gulf Cartel, was detained in a military operation near the Texas border, just weeks after the arrest of the leader of the brutal Zetas cartel near another border city, Nuevo Laredo. Mexican security forces caught the leader of the cocaine-trafficking Gulf Cartel, the second major gang boss capture in just over a month as President Enrique Pena Nieto fights cartel violence.

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