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Mexico’s Gulf Cartel Drug Kingpin Captured in Texas

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The reputed head of Mexico’s Gulf Cartel drug trafficking ring was nabbed by federal agents during a shopping trip in south Texas in the latest in a series of arrests this year on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.

The capture of Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez, 23, on Oct. 9 follows the arrest in February of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, who was the world’s most-wanted drug boss and the alleged head of the Sinaloa drug cartel.