Sons of “Chapo” and the Caro Quintero Cartel unleash war in the Sonoran desert

In the Sonora desert there is a dispute between criminal cells to maintain control of the area; These are cells belonging to the children of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, and the Caborca ​​Cartel, which is led by Rafael Caro Quintero.

During the newscast On Point, by Denise Maerker, It was announced that in recent months homicides have increased in the area, due to clashes between the two criminal groups.

He Municipal President of Caborca, Sonora, Librado Macías, relates the violence in the area with what is a border city, and criminal groups try to have control so that their product is passed on to the side of United States.

“It is related to the proximity that this region has with United StatesIt is a very long border area. Well, drugs pass through there, definitely … It is a confrontation between two groups, staunch, who want to kill each other, “says Librado Macías in an interview shown on the same newscast.

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Blankets signed by the criminal group he leads have appeared in the area Caro Quintero, warning that the attacks will continue in the region.

The roads of Sonora-Caborca Y Puerto Peñasco-Puerto Lobos, have become dangerous roads, since, in recent weeks, attacks and assaults by armed civilians have been reported.

Such is the case of the Davis family, who are originally from Arizona, United States and they frequently visit Mexico, since they have a house in Puerto Lobos, Sonora. On October 7, while they were going home, in our country, they were assaulted by an armed group, which took away a truck, a trailer, motorcycles, luggage and money.

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Between January and August 2020, intentional homicides increased 28%, compared to the same period last year, going from 809 to 36 thousand.