Drug Cartels Attempt To Form “Super-Cartel”

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They’ve been out of the headlines for a few months, but behind the scenes, several of Mexico’s major drug cartels are said to be working on joining forces. The Reforma newspaper in Mexico City says the notorious Zetas and the Juarez Organization are trying to create a “super-cartel” in the face of setbacks for both groups.

Turf battles between the various cartels are thought to have claimed tens of thousands of lives since 2006.

ABC’s Jim Ryan in Texas with the latest.

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