Members of Los Zetas pose with their drugs and weapons following
their arrests by Mexican Special Ops Police.
DEA/DoJ File Photo 4/12/12
This photo was taken in Mexico City after a shoot-out
between rival drug cartels. According to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration,
the violence was sparked by a botched drug deal involing 20kg of marijuana.
The decapitated heads of four people were discovered by Mexican Police in Acapulco, Mexico,
inside a van abandoned on a street near the city center.
Inside the vehicle the were the human remains and a message from the Los Zetas
warning Mexican law officers that they will face retribution if they continue to fight
Los Zetas work.
"I killed, cut off heads" Says repentant Mexico Hitman
A gang memeber looks out from behind bars during a visit of memebers The Transnational Advisory Group. Photo Luis Romero/AP
A gunman in Michoacán state, Mexico, lies dead after a shootout with security forces. Michoacán is where the militarised crackdown on the cartels began six years ago. Photograph: Reuters
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