Capture of Ovidio Guzmán was a priority for the US, not for Mexico, according to Guacamaya Leaks
The capture of Ovid Guzman, The mouse was reported by the authorities as a “blunt blow to the Pacific Cartel” however, a series of military documents indicate that Joaquín’s son El Chapo Guzman would be a priority objective for US authoritiesnot for mexicans.
Colonel of the Sedena and his escorts were assassinated during an operation against Ovidio Guzmán
These are the first deaths of military agents confirmed by the authorities after the capture of the son of “El Chapo”
The Chapiza leaderone of the factions of Sinaloa cartelwas captured during the early hours of Thursday, January 5 in an operation carried out by the Ministry of National Defense (sedena) and of the National Guard. Luis Cresencio Sandoval was the one who mentioned that the insurance derived from six months of work.
But through the review of around 15 intelligence documents from the Sedena, obtained as a result of the hacking suffered by the military institution by the collective macawit was learned that The mouse did not appear as a relevant member in files with dates from 2017 to 2022, as reported by the outlet D.W. in a post on January 9.
The aforementioned medium even mentions intelligence reports that suggest that security institutions in USA they got intercept conversations between alleged members of the Sinaloa Cartel who were apparently linked to Ovidio Guzmán.
Residents of Jesús María celebrated military withdrawal after the recapture of Ovidio Guzmán
Apparently a chef”an individual in charge of manufacturing illicit substances such as fentanyl, would have talked more about the activities of the Sinaloa Cartelfor which the attention was drawn to one of the members of the criminal group linked to the “cook”.
As reported D.W. the operational which led to the capture of The mouse was made in collaboration between agents of the United States and areas of the Government of Mexico.
for his part Brian Nichols, Under Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs in the United States congratulated the administration of Andrés Manuel López Obrador for the assurance of Ovidio Guzmán.
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On January 5, before dawn, in Jesús María, the first clashes between the armed forces and the hitmen who tried to avoid the capture of “El Ratón” at all costs.
“The security challenges we face together they are not insignificant (…) the actions of the Mexican law enforcement show that there was significant courage to carry out this operation”, he commented at an event related to the visit of President Joe Biden to Mexico.
Some analysts such as Óscar Balderas, a journalist specializing in drug trafficking issues, point out that the Ovidio Guzmán’s arrest would not represent a strong blow to the Sinaloa Cartelbecause the structure and routes of the criminal organization have not been affected.
The communicator even commented that the insurance of The mouse it would be more of a “trophy” for the Mexican administration: “Ovid Guzman is a trophy for the mexican government. He is not a generator of violence or an irreplaceable methamphetamine and fentanyl dealer,” he shared via his Twitter account.
One of the heads of the criminal organization that does appear as relevant, according to intelligence reports, is the brother of Ovidio, Ivan Archivaldo Guzman Salazar. Said person would be responsible for ordering the actions carried out by armed men after the failed capture of The mouse during October 2019, a fact known as culiacanazo.
In 2013, the US government accused Iván Archivaldo Guzmán of importation of methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana, as well as for conspiracy to launder money. The DEA currently offers a $5 million reward for information leading to his capture.