Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman vrs ISIS!

Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman has a lot of enemies: the Mexican government, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Donald Trump.

But now the world’s most powerful drug trafficker is taking one what is arguably the world’s most feared organization, ISIS.

Chapo’s anger toward the radical jihadist group does not stem from some sense of altruism for the victims of the recent attacks in Paris or San Bernardino, but instead from concerns about his bottom line after ISIS destroyed several of his Sinaloa Cartel’s drug shipments moving through the Middle East.

In a harshly worded email to ISIS, which was leaked by the website Cartel Blog, Guzmán sent a stark warning to ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi about messing with the cartel’s business.

“You [ISIS] are not soldiers,” Guzmán purportedly wrote. “You are nothing but lowly p**. Your god cannot save you from the true terror that my men will levy at you if you continue to impact my operation.”

Guzmán added: “My men will destroy you. The world is not yours to dictate. I pity the next son of a whore that tries to interfere with the business of the Sinaloa Cartel. I will have their heart and tongue torn from them. It looks like it’s on.”

The Sinaloa Cartel is considered the world’s largest drug trafficking organization, with operations running throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, Australia and Asia. In the Middle East, the cartel has become a major provider of cocaine, ecstasy and other so-called party drugs to oil-rich princes and businessmen throughout the region.

Islamic State fighters, however, abhor the use of drugs and have systemically been destroying any cartel shipments they get their hands on.

While the group is prolific on social media and in their video output, ISIS has so far not responded to the threats from Guzmán.

In his letter, Guzmán also hints that if he succeeds in destroying the terrorist group then he should be given immunity from prosecution. Guzmán made a highly-publicized escape earlier this year from a maximum security prison in Mexico, where he was awaiting trial on drug trafficking charges.

“It would be ironic that the group who ends up taking out ISIS is El Chapo’s drug cartel!” Guzmán reportedly wrote. “They seem up to the task and it could be worth giving immunity to this guy in exchange for him and his boys taking out ISIS once and for all!

Mexican Government -criminals- human rights of abuse!

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President Felipe Calderón declared that “criminals” are “the main threat to the human rights of Mexicans,” to meet Wednesday with leaders of Human Rights Watch (HRW), an organization that presented a critical assessment of human rights in the country.

During the meeting, HRW gave his report to President Calderon’s initiative and defined the formation of a joint working group to analyze the content of the study, said the Office of the President in a statement.

“The (criminals) who through offensive crimes such as homicide, kidnapping and extortion, systematically violate the fundamental guarantees of the citizens and their families.

“Hence the legal and ethical obligation of the Government, to deploy all the means at its disposal to which, under the principle of responsibility, strengthen the presence of authority in communities with greater criminal rivalry,” said President Calderón.

The Mexican president expressed his conviction that full respect for fundamental rights is an essential element “for both the consolidation of our democracy, to build real and lasting security.”

Calderon said that in recent years, “Mexico has taken decisive steps for effective promotion and protection, always within a framework of transparency and openness to public scrutiny, whether international or domestic.”

He explained that the Constitutional Reform in the Field of Human Rights, the Law Reform Amparo and Constitutional Reform Criminal Justice System in Mexico “is not only aligned with international standards, but builds a solid foundation for our future generations develop in a more open, integrated and democratic. “

He also noted that the strengthening of security institutions and law enforcement of the three orders of government is, in more ways than one, a necessary condition to strengthen the protection of human rights of Mexicans against crime.

“Are corporations and local prosecutors who, pursuant to the authority of law, it is primarily the prevention of crime and law enforcement.

“Therefore, the Federal Government has promoted the transformation of state and municipal institutions, through the purification of their staff and improving its legal instruments,” he said.

He said that the Federal forces have worked closely with the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) and various international organizations to further training in human rights.

Furthermore, he added, “that have always been open with full transparency, to accept the recommendations of the Commission and, where appropriate, to initiate processes for the demarcation of responsibilities.”

President Calderón was accompanied by Secretaries of the Interior, José rancisco Blake Mora; of Foreign Affairs Patricia Espinosa, and Attorney General’s Office, Marisela Morales Ibañez, as well as by the Coordinator of Social Communication of the Presidency of the Republic Alejandra Sota Mirafuentes.

Cartels and the related killings in Mexico! on the Rise?

More dead!

More Killings more graves!

Drug-related violence in Mexico has spiked in recent years as drug trafficking organisations have competed for control of smuggling routes into the United States.

Mexico has for at least four decades been among the most important producers and suppliers of heroin and marijuana to the US market.

Drug-related killings 2007-2011
2010: 19,546
2009: 11,753
2008: 6,837
2007: 2,826

The figures include the killings of gang members, police and troops, as well as innocent bystanders

A history of civil strife and instability, weak institutions, and staggering impunity make the region extremely vulnerable.

The northern triangle of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador in particular, already among the most violent nations in the world, have seen a marked rise in the operations of Mexican gangs and their affiliates.

In Guatemala, with a murder rate at least double that of Mexico’s, between 250 and 350 tonnes of cocaine are reported to pass through every year.

Almost five years since the government’s crackdown on drug gangs began the drug trafficking organisation’s have responded with escalating violence.

Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon has deployed 80,000 troops to the streets to take on powerful drug traffickers shortly after taking office in December 2006.

In recent years, drug trafficking violence in Mexico has claimed thousands of lives and reached a level of intensity and ferocity that has exceeded previous periods of drug-related violence.

More than 35,000 people have been killed since Calderon launched a crackdown against drug gangs. However, human rights groups believe the actual number could be as high as 50,490.

At stake for the traffickers is an industry worth up to $39 billion a year, according to estimates by US officials, which is equivalent to almost 15 per cent of Mexico’s annual budge

Tamaulipas, an exchange of guns for groceries and appliances! will it work?

Tamaulipas, collecting weapons in exchange for food!

Tamaulipas, collecting weapons in exchange for food!

In Tamaulipas, authorities of the three branches of government disarm society in Ciudad Victoria, capital of the state and surrounding municipalities, to implement the campaign “an exchange of guns for groceries and appliances.”

Through the State Public Security Ministry, the government reported that Tamaulipas under the Comprehensive Program for safety, the authorities of the Ministry of National Defense, the state and the municipality of Ciudad Victoria will start this campaign to receive/collect, weapons and firearms which people have in their possession.

Starting from 7-11 November of next week the Ministry  will install these stands at known points of the city, where people who voluntarily want to exchange their guns for staple goods or appliances can go.

According to state institutions, this program has been conducted in other municipalities of the state where an influx of citizens found acceptable to avoid the use of firearms and thereby prevent crimes.

The development of these activities, in strict compliance with the guidelines established for this fact, people surrender their firearms will not be subject to investigation and protect your identity, so that the artifacts will be received in an anonymous and confidential.

One of the points where they will be carrying out the swap, Tamaulipas Cultural Center will be located will be performing at the Cultural Center located in Tamaulipas and the capital city services will be from 9:00 to 16:00, in the period mentioned above.