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# zetas - Thursday 11 February, 2016

49 people have died in an enormous prison brawl in Mexico

The prisoners involved fought with sticks and blades and ignited a fire. 12 others were injured, five of them seriously.

# zetas - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Mexico captures boss of vicious Zetas drug cartel

Miguel Angel Trevino has been described as a brutal killer who liked to “stew” his enemies by plunging them in containers of oil and fuel that he would then set alight.

# zetas - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Mexico: Leader of powerful Zetas drug cartel killed in shootout - report

Officials believe the man killed in a shootout near the US border is that of Heriberto Lazcano or ‘El Lazca’ who is one of the most wanted men in the country.

# zetas - Friday 25 November, 2011

Bound and gagged bodies of 26 men found after Mexico massacre

The bodies, which were dumped in vans on a main highway, had the name of a drug cartel written on their chests in oil.

# zetas - Sunday 25 September, 2011

Newspaper worker decapitated in Mexico for social network posts

The woman’s body was accompanied by a sign saying she was killed for posting on a social network.

# zetas - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

35 bodies dumped on Mexican street during rush hour

Two trucks carrying the bodies were abandoned near a shopping centre in Boca Del Rio, Veracruz.

# zetas - Monday 16 May, 2011

At least 29 dead as some victims decapitated in brutal Guatemalan massacre

Two children and two women were among the dead who were mostly farm workers according to reports. One person survived by pretending he was dead. The massacre has been linked to drug cartels.