In a couple of videos with the same message, the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel (CJNG) announced its irruption in the state of Michoacán, territory where Cells to which he promises to fight and bring a presumed peace have blocked his way and prosperity to the population.
In that way, the cartel led by Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, The Mencho, spread his arrival to the entity in which he has shown the call Cartels United, which groups cells like The Viagras, the New Michoacan Family and the Trojan Whites. The CJNG promises to exterminate these factions in order to free the people and, in particular, they are directed against Juan José Álvarez Farías, Grandpa.
The recording begins with a greeting from someone who calls himself a friend: “The lord of the roosters or El Señor Mencho” to, supposedly, give a message of tranquility and a better future.
In the first of the clips 13 subjects covered with their faces are observed carrying long weapons and the initials of cartel in a blanket hanging behind. They occupy a table to put weapons and ammunition, in addition to the fact that the individuals carry other heavy caliber rifles, including three Barret 50 caliber rifles, machine gun of war. They all have a cap, dressed in military tactical gear and camouflage clothing, as if it were an Army detachment.
While in the second recording, with a more leisurely reading, 24 armed men appear. They are in a room that piles them and likewise, they are shown with the rifles and muffled; behind the same blanket hangs, in whose surface is drawn the figure of Michoacán below the four letters of the Jalisco Nueva Generación Cartel.
Who acts as spokesperson refers that those commanded by The Mencho they don’t kidnap, they don’t steal, they don’t extort or kill innocent people, instead, Those who commit these crimes are those directed by Grandpa Farías. This last capo He has operated in Michoacán since 2009, when he was listed as Plaza Chief of Los Valencia; then he was linked to the Zetas, to the same CJNG, joined as self-defense against The Knights Templar and has returned to illegal activities, presumably in Tepalcatepec.
“The The purpose of getting into this state of Michoacán is to free the people of all those who charge a flat, fees, abuse, kidnap and kill, Who They are attacking the innocent people are the people of the Grandfather Farías, Los Viagras, Guardia Michoacana, Los Blancos de Troya, criminals that we are going to eradicate and with that we will give you freedom to the people of Michoacán ”, warns the CJNG message.
Since the beginning of 2019, Criminal organizations have made threats before and after confrontations, as a communication strategy, where they warn of casualties or justify upcoming battles, as well as the denunciation of alleged collaborations of the federal security forces with one side or another.
In a second moment, the letter from Mencho says do not believe in versions that try to discredit himBecause it respects politicians and the government.
“Do not believe all those news that try to discredit me or the CJNG, since my people always have unshakable indications of respect all people, honest and hardworking people, businessmen, politicians and the governmentWe only defend ourselves when they attack us, but I want to make it clear that we will soon bring peace and prosperity to this great state of Michoacán “, adds the reader of the letter and finally says goodbye to the” great friend, Mr. Mencho “.
In another video that also circulated this weekend CJNG hitmen are seen but in Zacatecas, where they challenge the Sinaloa Cartel. A small caravan of three type trucks pick up and about 9 armed subjects with their faces covered, harangue their presence in the northern state. Hearing at full volume the song “El topón de la muerte”, composed by the CJNG, they shout in ecstasy.
The brief cylp of barely 39 seconds has in the background someone who says: “Four up, four just, here I am, I have something to love you with, you son of a bitch, come on, asshole.” “We are in Zacatecas to the verga”, adds a second.
Despite the pandemic of COVID-19 hit drug trafficking operations, groups like the Jalisco New Generation Cartel they adapted and even They took advantage of the situation to expand their territory, as the authorities would be distracted attending the health emergency.
“Under the assumption that the security forces are engaged in activities related to the pandemic such as the surveillance of hospitals, and with a reduced capacity to intervene in shootings”, revealed a report from the International Crisis Group (ICG).
Considered the third criminal force in the world by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the CJNG dominates in 24 of 32 Mexican entities. This agency offers 10 million dollars for data leading to the capture of Mencho.