Skip to comments.El Chapo's Sons vs. "El Mencho": Mexico Sees Rising Cartel Bloodshed
Posted on 03/24/2020 2:20:49 PM PDT by nickcarraway
In its latest National Drug Threat Assessment, published early this year, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration lists six Mexican criminal organizations as having significant trafficking impact on the United States: Sinaloa, Jalisco New Generation, Beltran-Leyva, Juarez, Gulf and the Zetas. But experts say most of the cartels have been splintered into competing factions in recent years, and today only Sinaloa and Jalisco meet the traditional conception of cohesive organizations with a large footprint. There are also other smaller, more local outfits.
Sinaloa, long led by notorious kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, who is serving a life sentence at a Colorado supermax, is based out of the Pacific coast state of the same name but has a presence in much of the country, sometimes via allied local proxies. Sinaloa survived an apparent power dispute after Guzmán's extradition that ended with the capture of cartel figure Dámaso López in 2017 and the surrender of his son. Today Guzmán associate Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada and Guzmán's sons, known as "los Chapitos" or "the little Chapos," are believed to be firmly in control.
Jalisco, based in Guadalajara, Jalisco, is Mexico's fastest rising cartel, aggressively expansionist and not shying away from brazen, brutal tactics such as the October 2019 massacre of 13 police officers in Michoacan or the mass dumping in August of 19 bodies in the same state. CJNG leader Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, alias "El Mencho," is one of the most wanted men by both Mexico and the United States; the latter has offered a $10 million reward for his capture. The DEA says Jalisco is present in at least 24 of Mexico's 32 states.
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Just think how bad it would be if guns weren’t outlawe——— Oh?!
What are the cartels doing to bend the curve in their territories?
Yeah, Open Borders. Right.
After all they just want a better life.
Of course they won’t bring their current life with them.
Sounds like a preview of Narcos Season 12...
The War on Supply and Demand continues to fail.
That’s good. I hope they murder each other down to 1 nitwit criminal who can be shot by a police officer.
Nazis vs. the Soviets.
Another Afghanistan south of our border.
There’s no sports betting going on right now.
Vegas should be putting odds on this.
Yeah they got mobile phone app betting legalized and running here in Indiana and all the stuff to wager on stopped...
Are they still using those M-16s Obama sold them?
Won't happen - replacements keep stepping in.
Hopefully , they all have a lot of bullets.
Here is a 2 min video showing Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación (CJNG) It looks like an army. Use the MQ-9 Reaper!
As of July, American authorities estimated that CJNG was responsible for the movement of approximately one-third of all drugs from Mexico into the United States. It has also been working to expand its operations into Europe and Asia.
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