Jalisco New Generation Cartel expanded its operation network from coast to coast in only six months, making it one of the criminal groups with the greatest operating capacity in Mexico as of Through online videos, the Jalisco New Generation Cartel has tried to seek society's approval and tacit consent from the Mexican government to confront Los Zetas by posing as a "righteous" and "nationalistic" group.
Along with their remains was found the following message:. We are the new group Mata Zetas Zeta Killers and we are against kidnapping and extortion, and we will fight them in all states for a cleaner Mexico.
These murdered men were then linked to individuals who had been shown in a video on YouTube while being interviewed by masked men armed with assault rifles.
In springthe Jalisco New Generation Cartel declared war on all other Mexican cartels and stated its intention to take control of the city of Guadalajara. However, by midsummer, the group appeared to have been reunited with its former partners in the Sinaloa Cartel. No more extortionsno more killings of innocent people!
Zetas in the state of Veracruz and politicians helping them: This is going to happen to you, or we can shoot you as we did to you guys before too. People of Veracruz, do not allow yourselves to be extorted; do not pay for protection ; if you do is because you want to. This is the only thing these people Los Zetas can do. This is going to happen to all the Zetas-fucks who continue to operate in Veracruz.
This territory has a new proprietor. While searching at another house they found 11 more bodies. By 9 Octoberin only eighteen days, the state of Veracruz reported killings. In response to the multiple executions between the drug cartels, the federal government launched a military-led operation in the state of Veracruz known in Spanish as Operativo Veracruz Seguro.
Despite the strong military presence, the authorities discovered 7 bodies inside a Ford Lobo on 8 October in Veracruz. Consulate in Matamoros asked Americans to avoid traveling on highways between cities in the late hours of the Municipios de baja california norte yahoo dating.
In Tampico Alto, Veracruzon 23 December the Mexican authorities found 10 dead bodies after an anonymous call from a citizen. On 23 Novembera total of 26 bodies—16 of them burned to death—were located in several abandoned vehicles in Sinaloa. All of the victims were handcuffed. The vehicle on fire was a Ford Rangerand inside were four bodies with bulletproof vests and handcuffed.
On 24 Novemberthree trucks containing 26 bodies were found in an avenue at Guadalajara, Jalisco. According to the testimonies of several family members, a group of heavily armed men abducted several people by force.
One of the witnesses said that some teenagers were "drinking soda in front of a store when armed men" in two trucks abducted them. Authorities concluded that this massacre was almost a "replica" of what happened two months earlier in Veracruz,  and investigators mentioned that this massacre is a response to the killings done by the Matazetas against Los Zetas in the state of Veracruz. On 21 Marchthe Matazetas uploaded a video on the Blog del Narco.
The recording, which is slightly over four minutes, shows several men dressed in Municipios de baja california norte yahoo dating, with ski-masks and heavily armed; some of them apparently the leaders were sitting down at a table—like it has been observed in other videos of the CJNG. Dismembered remains of 14 men were found in several plastic bags inside a Chrysler Voyager in the border city of Nuevo LaredoTamaulipason 17 April We have begun to clear Nuevo Laredo of Zetas because we want a free city and so you can live in peace.
We are narcotics traffickers and we don't mess with honest working or business people. I'm going to teach these scums to work Sinaloa style—without kidnapping, without payoffs, without extortion. As for you, 40, I tell you that you don't scare me. I know you sent H to toss heads here in my turf, because you don't have the stones nor the people to do it yourself.
Don't forget that I'm your true father. Nuevo Laredo is considered a stronghold of Los Zetas,  although there were incursions by the Sinaloa Cartel in March The event happened shortly after the incarceration of Chapo Guzman and was seen as a humiliation for the powerful Sinaloa cartel. The message does not mention the fact that the Gulf Cartel is probably supporting the Sinaloa Cartel in carrying out the executions.
The message also suggests the differences in the modus operandi of Los Zetas and the Sinaloa Cartelbecause as authors of InSight Crime allege, the Zetas have a reputation of operating through extortion, kidnappings, robberies, and other illicit activities; in contrast, the Sinaloa Cartel is known simply for drug trafficking.
Both assertions are not wholly true, but often reflect a popular sentiment. On July 13,operations chief and one of the founders of the organization, Martin Arzola Ortega, was arrested.
On 9 Marchanother founder of the organization, Erick Valencia Salazar, alias El 85was captured by the Mexican Army along with another high-ranking lieutenant in ZapopanJalisco. The Matazetas CJNG later apologized for the blockades by putting up several banners throughout the Guadalajara metropolitan area.
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