Jail Break in Mexico

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POSTED: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 4:50am

UPDATED: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 3:13pm

140 Inmates Escape

NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO - In Mexico Friday, more than 140 inmates escaped a prison near the U.S.border in the biggest jail break in Mexico since the government launched its war on drug cartels four years ago.

In a bold move, prisoner sources say inmates in Nuevo Laredo slowly filed out of the main vehicle entrance of the prison.

The head of the state's jail system has been suspended pending an investigation.

It is not immediately clear who is behind the prison break, but Reuters quotes police sources who believe the Gulf Cartel may have offered to free members of the Zetas gang on condition they switch sides.

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So i wonder how many were recently arrested this year and now are free and i doubt the mexican goverment will spend the resources to track them all down again.

So all this man power of arresting people connected to the cartel crimes or other crimes is just for show or what?

Sad indeed!

Just drives home the point, that in Mexico $$$$ can get you anything, and everything. I guess everyone from the judges, prison warden, prison workers, and federal police got their christmas mordida. It works out for everyone, members of X gang join Y gang, the payoffs to let them go, and everyone enjoys a safe and happy christmas. This is beyond shamless, and borders on anarchy and a total lawless society, that is on its way to demise.

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