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Mexican Authorities Arrest Alleged Leader of Gulf Cartel in Tamaulipas State

MIN READApr 8, 2021 | 09:00 GMT

Soldiers stand guard as an alleged leader of the Gulf Cartel is presented to the media May 25, 2014, at the hangar of the Attorney General's office at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City.

Soldiers stand guard as an alleged leader of the Gulf Cartel is presented to the media May 25, 2014, at the hangar of the Attorney General's office at Benito Juarez International Airport in Mexico City.

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The arrest of an alleged high-ranking leader of the Gulf Cartel detained April 6 by Mexican federal authorities in the state of Nuevo Leon in northeastern Mexico could lead to increased cartel violence in the region....

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