Mexico snares high profile drug boss Beltran Leyva

The detention of Hector Beltran Leyva, one of the highest profile Mexican drug bosses, marks another victory for President Nieto. The arrest will likely be a serious blow to the Beltran Leyva drug cartel. 

By , Reuters

Hector Beltran Leyva, head of a family crime syndicate that waged a bloody conflict in Mexico with a former ally, drug kingpin Joaquin "Shorty" Guzman, was captured on Wednesday, an interior ministry source said.