The Jalisco New Generation Cartel released a video depicting its forces on July 17 just as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador visited the group’s heartland in the provinces of Guanajuato, Jalisco and Colima. The cartel is especially active in these areas.
Abrazos, no balazos.
— Héctor de Mauleón (@hdemauleon) July 18, 2020
It was unclear when the video had been filmed, but its release came just ahead of the President’s visit. This video is a message to local people attempting to convince them that the central government is not able to protect them.
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