Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación (Jalisco New Generation Cartel) is on the move. Here are two articles:
The two agents from the Criminal Investigation Agency appear sitting in front of five masked men who force them at gunpoint to read a statement.
The armed men are believed to be members of the Jalisco New Generation cartel.
The cartel has been expanded rapidly and aggressively across Mexico.
Mexico’s Attorney General Raul Cervantes recently declared it the nation’s largest criminal organisation and it has been blamed for a series of attacks on Mexican security forces and public officials.
Here’s the YouTube (in Spanish),
Jesús Pérez Caballero analyzes at InSight Crime, Mexico’s CJNG: Local Consolidation, Military Expansion and Vigilante Rhetoric
The CJNG is expanding its presence and influence throughout Mexico. In each of the states where the group operates, it continues to successfully exploit its defining features: the flexibility to combine a military perspective with its historical criminal ties, a strategic commitment to become involved in pre-existing conflicts, and the promotion of vigilante rhetoric through propaganda.
At the moment, the rewards of this strategy seem to outweigh the risks assumed by the Jalisco Cartel New Generation (Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generación – CJNG) and its leader, Nemesio Oseguera, alias “El Mencho.”
Read the full report.