This article discusses accusations of alleged collusion between the Zetas Cartel and mining companies located in Coahuila, Mexico. The Mexican federal government is looking into the involvement of the Federal Electricity Commission, which may have served as a money laundering entity. The article also details some of the human rights abuses that may have taken place in the mines under the control of the Zetas, and examines the presence of organized crime in the Mexican economy.
Article re-posted as a PDF document with permission from the publisher as part of an Institutional Repository collection to aggregate Latin American energy policy, dialogue, white papers, reports, and educational materials.
SourceMex - Latin America Data Base
Navarro, Carlos. "Federal government investigating mining companies in Coahuila for collusion with Zetas Cartel." (2012). http://digitalrepository.unm.edu/la_energy_notien/86