90 Miles From Tyranny : Mexico Captures 'El Rama,' Regional Commander of Zetas Cartel

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Mexico Captures 'El Rama,' Regional Commander of Zetas Cartel

Mexico this week confirmed the arrest of Ramiro Perez Ramos, known as “El Rama,” a regional commander of the violent Zetas drug cartel who was reportedly trying to assume control of the organization. It’s another blow to the Zetas’ leadership after cartel boss Omar Treviño Morales was captured just weeks ago, but there are few expectations the recent spate of arrests will dismantle the group anytime soon.

Perez Ramos, 34, was the head of the Zetas’ operations in the eastern states of Tamaulipas, Coahuila and Nuevo Leon, a statement by Mexico’s navy said. Federal authorities reportedly captured him early Monday with four other accomplices as they were traveling in an SUV in the city of Nuevo Laredo. No shots were fired in the operation, local reports said.

The Zetas have gone through a rapid succession of leaders in recent years as the group has lost both...Read More HERE

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