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Iván Velázquez Caballero

Iván Velázquez Caballero, also known by his alias El Talibán, is a Mexican convicted drug lord of the criminal group known as Los Zetas. The government of Mexico listed Velázquez Caballero in 2009 as one of its 37 most-wanted drug lords and was offering up to $30 million pesos, the equivalent of over $2.5 million USD, for information leading to his capture.When he was a teenager, Velázquez Caballero began stealing cars in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, his hometown. At the age of twenty-two, he was arrested for car theft and was imprisoned at a local jail. Upon his release, Velázquez Caballero met Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano and was appointed as the regional boss of the cartel in Nuevo Laredo. By 2007, Velázquez Caballero was relocated to the state of Zacatecas, where he commanded a group of over 400 men. He later ascended to the top echelons of Los Zetas and became a major financial operator and money launderer for the criminal organization. In 2012, he was served as a top commander in several states across Mexico.Velázquez Caballero was arrested by the Mexican Navy on 26 September 2012 in the state of San Luis Potosí. Prior to his arrest, Los Zetas had divided and Velázquez Caballero's faction had been fighting against Miguel Treviño Morales, the leader of the organization, causing a series of massacres and shootings in northern Mexico.

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Some of their strengths

Iván Velázquez Caballero has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Passionate, Generous, Idealistic, Altruistic, Innovative, Easygoing, and Brave.

Idealistic and Altruistic

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Iván Velázquez Caballero is someone who is an idealist and an altruist who possesses an innovative, intellectual, and analytical mind, and who approaches life in an optimistic and easygoing manner. A person who seems to identify with family, heritage and ancestry.

Charming and Sophisticated

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Iván Velázquez Caballero well know them as someone who can be classy, glamorous, and worldly, like jewelry.

Courteous and Easygoing

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Iván Velázquez Caballero as someone who is polite, modest, and diplomatic.

A person who tends to be socially popular, who loves intellectual or creative activities, who has a talent for communicating with and understanding the needs of others, and who seems to have a knack for getting recognized for their efforts.

Charismatic and Instinctual

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Iván Velázquez Caballero is someone who handles stress better than most people, and who tends to have a powerful charisma and convictions.

They are also someone who is confident and creative, and who has a love for starting new projects, inventing new things, and giving back to the community.

Altruistic and Innovative

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Iván Velázquez Caballero tends to be someone who sacrifices things for the good of others and wants to do "good" in the world. Who is often thought of as an innovator or rebel who thrives when trying to chase a breakthrough of some sort, who has a clear and sound mind, and who can be charming and sociable.

Some of Iván Velázquez Caballero's challenges

While Iván Velázquez Caballero has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Iván Velázquez Caballero can be Rebellious, Emotional, Emotionally Distant, Short-tempered, Impulsive, Complicated, and Brusque.

Rebellious and Emotionally Distant

One of Iván Velázquez Caballero's key challenges is that they are someone who can be rebellious and emotionally distant.

Indecisive and Materialistic

Iván Velázquez Caballero is someone who can be indecisive, indulgent, and materialistic, who can have difficulty focusing on a single career or profession, have difficulty following orders or respecting authority, and who can suffer from "analysis paralysis".

Serious and Callous

Finally, Iván Velázquez Caballero also can be too giving, come across as too "high and mighty", and can have a hard time expressing feelings.

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