One of the aspects that drew the most attention after the capture of Ovid Guzman Lopez, The mousewere the apparent complications in his state of health that his team of lawyers noticed.
Cocaine, confrontations and the cartoon of a mouse: the traces of “Los Chapitos” in CDMX
Mexico City has also been the scene of the criminal activities of the Sinaloa Cartel, in recent times more specifically of the factions led by the sons of “Chapo”.
In his first pretrial detention hearing for extradition purposes, which took place at the Altiplano prisonthe legal defense requested that the judicial authorities allow the entry of medicines into the penitentiary center during the stay of the son of the shortygiven that suffers from anxiety and depression.
Without offering further details regarding the emotional disorders that apparently harm the mental health of Ovidio Guzmán, the jurists Juan Clemente Morales, Alberto Díaz Mendieta and Julio Seguro García placed special emphasis on the need to maintain drug treatment for the alleged criminal leader.
At the end of Ovidio Guzmán’s first hearing, his lawyers indicated that he needs a specific dietbecause he recently underwent surgery for stomach problems.
In this regard, the federal judge who led the act determined that the studies necessary to Mouse to establish what special care you need and the medicine you should take if your conditions are confirmed.
Lilly Téllez received a new threat after requesting that Ovidio Guzmán be given fentanyl
The PAN senator received a message allegedly signed by a criminal group associated with the Sinaloa Cartel
When the details about the state of health of Guzmán López —one of the leaders of the faction of The Chapitos or The Minors– The reactions were swift.
One of the most notorious was lilly tellezsenator for the National Action Party (BREAD), who suggested that they administer fentanyl the son of El Chapo to treat his ailments.
“give him fentanyl”, was the brief and acid comment that the PAN legislator issued on social networks before the news. The ironic suggestion alluded to the massive production and export of said narcotic to the United States (USA) by the Sinaloa Cartel (CDS).
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Cartels have become involved in the production and distribution of fentanyl now more than other substances like cocaine and methamphetamine, but it is 50 times more potent than heroin and causes more overdose deaths
This criminal organization, along with the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG)is identified as the main responsible for thousands of overdose deaths in that country.
From January 1 to December 22, 2022, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) operations resulted in the seizure of a total of 50.6 million fentanyl pills and more than 4,500 kilos of powder of this narcotic.
According to estimates from the DEA laboratory and information provided by Anne Milgram, head of the anti-drug agency, the amount of fentanyl seized throughout that year It would be enough to kill everyone in the US..
And it is that in addition to being a cheap synthetic opioid to produce, it is estimated that it has an effect between 50 and 100 times more powerful than morphine.
Among the effects that it can cause the body listed by the US drug agency are relaxation, euphoria, sedation, confusion, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, urinary retention, pupillary constriction and respiratory depression.
Like any analgesic, this drug is capable of decreasing sensitivity to pain. However, when consuming it they also reduce blood pressure and heart rate, so it is common for its consumption to lead to suffocation and later death.
Information from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that two-thirds of the 107 thousand overdose deaths in 2021 they were caused by substances such as fentanyl.