[Los Zetas left their trademark near the corpses (SEE: US Special Forces Trained “Zeta” Cartel That Terrorises Mexico).]
Multiple murders rebound in a merciless war between drug cartels
SALVADOR CAMARENA Mexico
The macabre events are shaking Mexico. The mutilated bodies of 49 people were found on Sunday at dawn to cast a roadside near the town of Cadereyta in the State of Nuevo Leon in the north of the country, announced the local press. The murderers left only the torsos of the victims in plastic bags. The killing occurred was also added to the last week in Jalisco, 800 miles away, where on Wednesday they found 18 bodies , some decapitated.
The multihomicidio on Sunday following a trend that has marked the month of May. On day 4, in Nuevo Laredo (Tamaulipas), were found beheaded 14 people , who were allegedly killed in response to death hours before nine other people, including four women, who were hanged from a bridge.
In fact, the authorities of Jalisco reported that the killing of 18 people at dawn on Wednesday could be in retaliation for the killings in Nuevo Laredo.
"Nationally, violence in the first quarter of 2012 recorded an increase of 16% over the last quarter of 2011," says a researcher
The researcher Eduardo Guerrerowarned days before the surge of violence after the end of 2011 are signs that warned the number of homicides may have stabilized or even declined.
Guerrero, an academic reference voice become trends and implications of the murders of recent years, warned that "nationwide, violence in the first quarter of 2012 recorded an increase of 16% compared to last quarter of 2011 … Nuevo Leon is the state with the largest increase in the number of executions of a semester to another. The increase was 39% [169 runs], "Guerrero said in a report to the consultant Lantia .
"The main trigger for violence during the first quarter of 2012 has been the revival of the conflict between the Sinaloa Cartel and Los Zetas in Sinaloa, Durango, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas and Veracruz, mainly," says Lantia, although the multiple murder Sunday the authorities have not disclosed whether any criminal organization has claimed responsibility for the slaughter.