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The South Pacific Cartel (Spanish: ''Cártel del Pacífico Sur''), is a Mexican organized crime group composed of the remnants of the Beltrán-Leyva Cartel. It is based in the Mexican state of Morelos. The gang has been significantly less active since mid-2011 when the group's leaders Julio de Jesus Radilla Hernandez and Victor Valdez were captured."Mexico nabs drug boss tied to murder of poet's son" Reuters,May 25, 2011
/ref> Although they call themselves a 'cartel', the violent gang is a local cell created in April 2010 by Héctor Beltrán Leyva, leader of the Beltran Leyva Cartel. The gang is known for having employed a 12-year-old gunman and executioner.


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{{Mexican Drug War Category:Organizations established in 2010 Category:2010 establishments in Mexico Category:Gangs in Mexico Category:Mexican drug war Category:Beltrán-Leyva Cartel Category:Morelos