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Between white and red flowers: they decorated the funerary monument of the son of Chapo Guzmán

On other occasions the monument has been decorated (Photo: Twitter/@sinaloahoy)
On other occasions the monument has been decorated (Photo: Twitter/@sinaloahoy)

Within the framework of the celebrations of the Day of the Dead They registered floral decorations in the funerary monument of Edgar Guzmanwho was son of Shorty Guzman. The monument is located on the outskirts of a commercial plaza in Culiacán, Sinaloa and the decorations were shared through social networks on November 1.

They were placed white and red floral decorations in a kind of frame that frames a cross. It should be remembered that the cenotaph – a funerary monument that does not contain the body of the person to whom it is dedicated – was placed there because in that area, on May 8, 2007, Edgar Guzmán was shot to death. The murder was carried out by armed men, alleged hitmen of the Beltrán Leyva.

The cenotaph is usually decorated on important dates, even last May it was also decorated with white and red flowerscelebrating the birthday whose he was son greater than Shorty Guzman. With a structure of pillars full of flowers, the funerary monument was decorated on May 30.

The cenotaph of Edgar Guzmán López was decorated on his birthday (Photo: Facebook / Eden del Southeast)
The cenotaph of Edgar Guzmán López was decorated on his birthday (Photo: Facebook / Eden del Southeast)

El Chapo Guzmán was co-founder of the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel. On October 21, it was reported that Joaquin El Chapo Guzman would have presented in the United States a new court appeal requesting a new procedure to be judged, according to the file 09-CR-466. The drug trafficker is serving a life sentence in one of the most secure prisons in the world, the United States Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum Facility or ADX Florence.

Guzman Loera asked to be released immediately Y argued alleged irregularities during his transfer from Mexico to his media trial in the United States. He alleged that his right to a lawyer was not enforced.

“Presumably he has some behind-the-scenes advice. But yes, on the face of it, he’s asking for it himself,” said the former federal prosecutor and legal analyst for ABC7 Gil Soffer.

Guzmán Loera asked to be released arguing alleged irregularities (Photo: REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo)
Guzmán Loera asked to be released arguing alleged irregularities (Photo: REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo)

Guzman Loera was extradited to the United States in January 2017where he starred in the so-called “trial of the century” during which other drug traffickers testified of Mexico and Colombia, as well as some of his former collaborators and lovers, who made various revelations about the operations of the Shorty and the Sinaloa Cartel.

The Sinaloa Cartel continues to be one of the most relevant criminal groups in Mexico, only on October 27 Evelio Mendez Gomez, headline of the Ministry of Public Security (SSP) de Guerrero mentioned that at least four criminal organizations They are the ones who fight for the territory.

Besides of Sinaloa Cartel mentioned the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG), the Michoacán Family and the Acapulco Independent Cartel, the latter being a local criminal group.

According to Evelio Méndez Gómez, four criminal organizations are fighting over the region in Guerrero, including the Sinaloa Cartel (Photo: SSP)
According to Evelio Méndez Gómez, four criminal organizations are fighting over the region in Guerrero, including the Sinaloa Cartel (Photo: SSP)

Also at the end of October, it was reported, thanks to documents leaked from the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) by the hacktivist group macawthat the Sinaloa Cartel would have used a popular mobile messaging application to recruit new hitmen.

According to information from the leaked documents, the criminal organization would use a messaging app to add troops to its ranks. These actions are reminiscent of other revelations derived from the hack to Sedena in which it was pointed out that the Sinaloa Cartel would have looked for university professors of Chemistry to support their criminal activities.

Furthermore, the analysis indicated that the Sinaloa Cartel is responsible for mixing the deadly synthetic opioid with other substances such as heroin, cocaine Y methamphetamines.

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