Mexico’s Drug Lords Are Dropping Like Flies

Business Insider, 10/19/2012

The most wanted men in Mexico are tumbling. Will crime follow suit? In March 2009 the Mexican government published a list of 37 men believed to  be running drug gangs. The alleged bandits were named and rewards of up to 30m  pesos ($2m) each were offered for their capture. The government’s normally  stodgy official gazette listed the villains by their nicknames: Monkey, Beardy,  Taliban and so on. It was a risky decision: the list could have become an  embarrassment if its members had remained free.

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