In less than a week, a series of attacks, shootings and strange events have returned the feeling that Michoacan (west of Mexico) lives outside the law. Through videos, alleged criminals exhibit the body of flagrant crimes in their streets, squares and esplanades. They are dozens of high-caliber weapons, armored vehicles, tactical uniforms. A whole war booty before which the authorities look the other way.
In social networks, a recording appeared in which various firearms appear with the four-letter seal: “CJNG”. In the video, which lasts just over 15 seconds, alleged members of the United Cartels display weapons and tactical equipment abandoned by the Jalisco New Generation Cartel.
Social networks have speculated that the images would have been recorded after the attack in Tepalcatepec, where acts of violence have occurred for days.
This region is disputed by the groups Los Viagras, Jalisco New Generation and the new Michoacan Family, which also extort, steal and kidnap local businessmen and producers.
It is because of this hell that entire families have taken up arms. After holding a community assembly, the inhabitants determined to take up arms and advance as self-defense towards the communities that were attacked last Thursday.
That day, a A cell of the criminal organization CJNG attacked several communities in the mountainous part of the Hot LandTherefore, several residents had to abandon their homes.
The Viagras, for their part, have taken actions such as making ditches along the roads to prevent the Jalisco Cartel from accessing populations such as Aquila, Apatzingán, Buenavista, Chinicuila, Coalcomán and Tepalcatepec.
Since Monday, November 16, residents of this region of the sierra and Tierra Caliente denounced the actions, as they affect their economy and the transfer of goods and products.
Federal and state authorities recognized that, due to their isolation, these communities are strategic for drug trafficking in Mexico.
A few days ago, three officials of the State Attorney General’s Office were injured in the area after being attacked by armed groups near where the road was destroyed.
Some local media have warned that the actors behind the ditches are actually the inhabitants themselves who are trying to stop the caravans of criminal organizations from reaching their communities.
Michoacan it is one of the states hardest hit by organized crime. The region produces 70% of the avocado In addition to much of the global production of lemon and papaya and has abundant natural resources, due to its wealth and being an important drug route, the region is disputed mainly by Viagras (United Cartels) and the Jalisco New Generation Cartel.
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