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Monday, July 18, 2022

Kamala Harris Delivered Evidence To Capture Caro

"Sol Prendido" for Borderland Beat

There is a version, which emerged from the circle close to President López Obrador, that during the visit to Washington last week, Vice President Kamala Harris informed the Mexican president that a DEA team had located drug trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero in Choix, Sinaloa. 

After a tense meeting, in which the concern of the United States was put on the table regarding the attitude that the AMLO government has adopted with respect to the persecution of drug traffickers who have introduced significant amounts of drugs into the United States, Harris offered to hand over to the Navy information that a DEA team —which the head of that agency, Anne Milgram, has operating in San Diego, California— had managed to collect for three months.

The condition imposed by Harris, according to sources from the National Palace, was that the Navy, the only Mexican security body in which the United States trusts, would operate the detention.

The DEA assures that the violence that shakes the Mexican Pacific coast comes from the struggle that Caro Quintero's organization —the Caborca ​​Cartel— maintains with Los Chapitos, El Mayo Zambada and the Beltrán group.

Until August 8, 2013, Rafael Caro Quintero, who had spent the last 28 years in prison responsible for the torture and murder of DEA agent Enrique Camarena, seemed like a figure from the past.

That morning, however, Caro Quintero walked out of a prison where he had managed to control everything from intimate visits to drug sales: he did so thanks to a legal argument, and an injunction granted by three judges of the collegiate court in criminal matters from the third circuit of the state of Jalisco: Rosalía Moreno, Lucio Lira and José Félix Dávalos.

Thus began the second wind in the life of Rafael Caro Quintero. According to the history kept by the Mexican State, partners and relatives of the drug trafficker, sheltered even by the Beltrán Leyva brothers, preserved and increased the fortune of a man who in the 1980s offered to pay Mexico's foreign debt.

From prison, Caro Quintero continued to operate his plot. His emporium encompassed hotels, restaurants, gyms, car dealerships, real estate companies.

Upon leaving prison he was protected by El Mayo Zambada and Los Chapitos. He set out to reconquer Sonora, a territory that, according to him, belonged to him by "right of antiquity." There he formed the Caborca ​​Cartel and soon broke with his former allies. Sonora and Baja California began to fill with blood.

According to intelligence sources, Caro Quintero, through an armed wing known as La Barredora 24/7 (which made its debut by burning a rival drug dealer alive), and thanks to the alliance he established with his nephew, Rodrigo Páez Quintero, he took possession of an important portion of the border strip through blood and fire.

Caro guaranteed criminal groups free transit to the dividing line, as well as the protection, along the way, of authorities from the three levels of government. Unlike the Jalisco Cartel, the Zetas and the Michoacan Family, which attack and execute police and officials, he, according to official reports, preferred to buy them "and even become friends with them."

In 2020 there was already a presence of his organization in territories as far away as Oaxaca and Guerrero. In November of that year, the DEA, which had offered the highest reward in memory for him (20 million dollars), lowered Nemesio Oseguera, El Mencho, from the first place on the list of the ten most wanted fugitives and placed to Caro Quintero instead.

It meant that Caro Quintero represented a greater threat to the DEA than Mencho himself (hit on the other side of the border by the Agave Azul operation that left more than 600 detainees and hundreds of frozen accounts).

Massacres and clashes that have occurred in Caborca ​​in recent years are part of the dispute between Caro and Los Chapos. The bloodbath that runs through Guerrero, Oaxaca, Chiapas and Tabasco today has another of his nephews as a visible figure: José Gil Caro Quintero, known as El Pelo Chino.

After he left through the front door in 2013, the Mexican government let him go: they did not set up any operation to capture him. But the DEA hadn't forgotten. He didn't forget it. 37 years later, Caro Quintero will be extradited to the United States. According to the DEA, he financed several political campaigns, not only local, but also large ones.

In Mexico, of course, the nervousness is capital.

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45 comments:

  1. So this is what the US government is up to? Inflation is getting worse the economy could crash any minute, can’t stop all the skinny virgin 18 year olds from shooting places up, doesn’t even have the balls to declare war on Russia. But they are so busy trying to capture an old man because he hurt their ego nearly 30 years ago? Wow

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    1. Not hurt thier ego. Federal agent was murdered. Mijo open your eyes more and you will see the big picture.

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    2. You want the US to declare war on Russia..... That means ww3 and if that's the case fuck Ukraine

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    3. Sir 11:01, I don’t know if you knew this, but the US Government has multiple branches that investigate different matters. The DEA focusing on capturing drug lords has no impact on what other departments do. Also, the US Government is capable of doing more than 2 things at once, they’re aren’t as mentally limited as you are.

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    4. Ariste, the point is that resources are not infinite. Sure the govt can achieve more than one goal at a time but some goals are silly, and if you eliminate those objectives the more efficient and effective you can be to achieve the more important ones. Capiche or is thst too much to take in?

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    5. 750...tell em homie. Trying to pretend you re smart fukn robot.usa dea worrying about Caro top priority.shit their only priority til now.and hell yea butthurt pussy crybaby ego.the DEA are the biggest sores losers on the entire earth.for an authority thats supposed to be 100% professional.yea right they are sore losers worse rhan little ass spoiled brats.they been worried bout homie so much they cant stand it,they worry about theirselves getting revenge they dont give a fuk about the big picture aka whats really going on..which is bunch of shit that's priority over Caro numero uno.we aint safer now cuz they caught him.so stupid.fuking cut off the dea we dont need them.defund dea not police departments stupid fuks.fuck you Biden fuck you harris worthless idiots

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    6. We are doing great in Ukraine...helping them a lot genius..Trump would have helped Russia!

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  2. Juez frena la entrega de rafel Caro Quintero a EU

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  3. Viva Jose Biden, Viva ALMO, Viva Changuito Sicario, Viva!!!!!!!

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    1. Mencho is happy

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    2. 1122 why the fuck you say such stupid shit

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  4. Get him to talk and extradite all the politicians he funded who became accomplices in drug trafficking

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    1. You watch too many movies.

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  5. 11:01am Missing out on the $20 million bounty got you worked up, it seems. There's other sharks ripe for plucking.

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  6. Thank you BB. You are ratcheting up amazing reporting. Your recent coverage of RCQ and this article as well as so many others before are bringing you full circle after having left for a bit. You guys are doing such a great job! 👍

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    1. Ok but get the 1st straw.
      The last straw has germs.

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  7. Harris was my boss at CALDOJ and helped destroy our ability to fight the Cartels. She has zero credibility with law enforcement nationwide.

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    1. That's funny Mrs. Harris was my boss at calmarks and let arsonist go free.

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  8. The Iron Dome is currently active for all you morons thinking your clown comments against Kamala are coming in. Guess again silly bitches. Bwahaha.

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    1. Vice President Kamala Harris is doing a good job.
      There was a time VP Harris went to a Mexican conference.
      And everyone was laughing when Lopez Obrador called her
      President Kamala.

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    2. Yeah, good job at swaying the conversation SOL by filtering anything that goes against your political beliefs. Why not be impartial?

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    3. @1:48. Just as in live comedy, never fuck with the guy who has the mic.

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    4. The haters don't get to see what we see. And some comments get way out of hand. Like racially ugly out of hand. But anyways hate away losers. Let me know when y'all can get on daddy's level. 🤪


      James Brown you're good. Don't mind the clowns.

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    5. The reddit kids are bothering Sol again, see what happens when kids have nothing better to do. Glad Sol is in the house to filter trouble makers.

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    6. Comment @ 1:48
      Got removed and wasn’t even bad wtf? 😬

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    7. 4:08
      It was very bad I am glad the moderaters are in here. It would go crazy.

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    8. 1:30 Damn you're retarded homie..making up shit. you can pretend to yourself in your make believe hopes and dreams fantasies.by now even half the democrats know kamala sucks Biden sucks.i was a serious democrat til these fuckers ruined America ,fast as fuk too.i can think on my own.i don't need them too do it for me.think for yourself.don't let republicans or democrats do thinking for you.cuz they all are fukn liars.do your own research like a grown person.if you can read what I'm saying then you can read the truth from different sources that are creditable.cnn biggest fukn liars all day.fox news make a mountain out of a molehill.gotta weed out the truth homie.maybe your in 3rd grade or something.if you are then its ok,your still young and dumb.should be embarrassed if you grown and that stupid.gotta do better than that..try a little harder k 1:30.good luck to you and your brain.

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    9. 2:38 I regret to inform you that 1:30 is in fact telling the truth. Sources Los Angeles Times, Fox news 11.
      I saw the video news clip of people laughing in the background, when he said "Hi President Kamala" no need to get uptight . You can Google it, Kamala Harris 1st visit to Mexico.

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    10. 2:38 que baffoon

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  9. What a piece of shit Caro is. HE gets protected by these guys. And then he ends up trying to fight them.....,,

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  10. Even though through a documentary on Amazon it was confirmed that it was the CIA who had Kiki killed

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  11. The Cuban dude killed Camarena and he a free man in Florida

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    1. For reals dude thanks for the tip, you ought to work for the Yakuza.

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    2. Sza za za Ya-kuza yakuza

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    3. @2:39
      tu le pagas
      yo la cojo🎶

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  12. The same thing was said about El Chapos capture and turned out that there was DEA agents dressed like Mexican Marines involved.

    AMLO had previously said he won't allow the DEA to operate freely and even dissolved an American trained unit because "it was infiltrated by criminals" he pretty much made it seem like his administration can do it alone and does not require the assistance of the United States. So any news that contradict him will not look good on him.

    He sold the Mexican people the image of a guy who makes Mexico better and independent talking about the sovereignty of Mexico and always talking like he will not bow to the US yet he did everything to keep Trump happy every time Trump made a "threat" and is doing the same with Biden.

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    1. Trump and AMLO: Two weak, never worked a hard day in their lives, tiny hand individuals who admire and aspire to be strongman. Birds of a feather flock together

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    2. Threats like what? Be more specific, I would like to see what you are talking about.

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  13. The United States really wanted Quintero and wanted him badly, $20 million for an old man accused of only 1 murder. Yet only $5 million to $10 million for the ones with hundreds of murders and causing most of the harm right now. That tells you that politicians are covering for them selves putting them selves first instead of the protection of the people like they claim.

    I may be wrong but in my opinion the theory that CIA killed Camarena makes the most sense. Camarena was known as a guy who dedicated him self to his work, he really put his effort into it. While investigating the Cartels, he followed the trail, dug deeper into where are the drugs going, where is the money going. Around this same time you had the crack epidemic north of Mexico, and had civil wars south of Mexico. It always been said the CIA helped start the epidemic and it was discovered that the CIA was funding the rebels down south.

    Well Camarena found him self literally in the middle. Mexicans buy coke from other groups down south, which the CIA was helping at the moment and sent it up north into USA, the CIA allowed these guerilla groups to sell to the cartels to keep funding their civil war against the government that the United States didn't like.
    It has been discovered that the CIA even sold weapons to Iran to fund them, Iran-Contra affair.


    At that time all this was being kept a secret, the Iran Contra affair wasn't yet exposed. Camarena discovered the connection and the CIA was not going to risk exposure. The people that have been arrested have said many times it was some Cubans who killed Camarena, these Cubans have been identified as CIA informants.

    1985 Camarena was killed, Iran Contra exposed, crack epidemic was in full effect.

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    1. Good summary

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    2. We will see IF this goes to trial in USA when Caro gets there. Unless case gets blacked out. Caro wont sing.

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    3. 4:49
      He does not have to sing, whatsoever, he will still have his dual process in court. With all those charges, he will be locked up just like Chapo.

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  14. The United States ambassador to Mexico, Ken Salazar, assured that “The arrest of drug trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero was carried out exclusively by the Mexican government”.

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