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Los Zetas with several blows in Guatemala and Mexico.

Recruiting military personnel: Los Zetas´billboard offering jobs in the criminal organization.

Yesterday the criminal organization los Zetas took several blows.

The police in Mexico and Guatemala obtained some results in their struggle against the criminal gang Los Zetas.

On the one hand they captured three alleged members of Los Zetas. The three were arrested on Saturday by the National Civil Police of Guatemala (PNC) when the three were hanging intimidating posters in Guatemala signed by the Mexican drug gang Los Zetas. Christopher Jose Cardona Chén 20, José Arturo Godoy Artola, 32 and Dani Gabriel Camo Pacheco, 27, were arrested and  were charged with: conspiracy, racketeering, obstruction of justice, according to sources of the Public Ministry .

Those captured were detected while planting a poster with a message that Los Zetas warned that the war is not against the population nor authorities, nor press, but against two Mexican drug cartels, the poster was signed by the member Z200, the alleged leader of this Zetas group.

The poster also had an intimidating message against the press. The press was threatened by Zetas to stop writing about what happened last weekend when The Zetas killed 27 people in the northern department of Petén, a move that led to the declaration of State of siege in the town, which is valid for thirty days.

The capture of the three alleged criminals took place in the city of Quetzaltenango, 200 kilometers east of the capital. The arrested were taken to a prison in the capital by helicopter.

On the other hand died “Manitas”, the alleged leader of the Zetas in Veracruz, Mexico.  The details of information show that military personnel assigned to the Ministry of Defence responded to the attack of gunmen in Boca del Rio. As a result of the gunfire, the authorities killed five of them, including Rolando Veytia  Bravo, aka “Manitas” ,  who according to intelligence sources was considered the head of the drug markets in Veracruz, Boca del Rio, Medellin and Antigua.

And last but not least, another event took place around the Zetas. The Attorney General of Tabasco (PGJT) in Mexico presented on Sunday 11 (eleven) suspected members of the cartel Los Zetas,  and seized weaponry like 23  guns, nine grenades, 116 ammo chargers and two vehicles. Among those arrested were three alleged assassins of the 27 peasants in El Peten, Guatemala. The Attorney General of Justice, Gregorio Romero said that within the group, three of them are allegedly involved in the massacre of eight people inside a body shop on May 7th, occurred in the city of Cardenas. In ministerial statements, the alleged killers said that the massacre was a revenge against the Gulf Cartel.  The three alleged participants in the killings occurred in the city of Cardenas were identified as Jose Luis Solis Chajón 29-year-old native of Guatemala, Jose Luis Alavez Perez, 27, and Luis Miguel Barradas Rojas, 20 years age, both heads of criminal gangs in Jalapa, Veracruz. Following the arrest of this group, alleged members of Los Zetas responded Saturday night with an attack with bullets and grenade at a patrol of the Ministry of Public Security of the state (SSPT), and three people were injured, among them one police officer, besides damaging two vehicles.