Central America Forms Unit to Fight Drug Cartels, Universal Says

Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are creating a special unit to fight Mexico’s drug cartels, especially the one known as “Los Zetas,” El Universal reported, citing Guatemala’s President Alvaro Colom.

The group will seek the support of Mexico, the U.S. and Colombia, the newspaper cited Colom as saying.

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