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Murder Spotlights Zetas Extortion at Mexico University

Murder Spotlights Zetas Extortion at Mexico University

The execution-style murder of an employee at a public university in Mexico has shed light on the extortion of staff and students by the notorious Zetas cartel, indicating the group's willingness to go to extreme... Read more

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The Zetas, once the military wing of the Gulf Cartel, are among one of the most violent groups in Mexico, with a growing presence in neighboring Guatemala.

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Mexico is home to some of the most vicious organized criminal gangs on the planet. They traffic drugs, weapons, humans and other contraband, and are threatening the stability of the region.
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