4 Mexican Army Officers Ordered to Stand Trial

The New York Times, 8/7/12

A federal judge has ordered four high-ranking Mexican army officers to stand trial on charges they protected a drug cartel.

Prosecutors say retired generals Tomas Angeles Dauahare and Ricardo Escorcia, as well as active service Gen. Roberto Dawe Gonzalez and Retired Lt. Col. Silvio Hernandez Soto allegedly provided protection to the Beltran-Leyva drug cartel.

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