Where is El Mencho now?
According to the Mexican government, El Mencho may be hiding in the state of Jalisco, the CJNG’s stronghold. They believe he does not stay in one place for long, and travels across several municipalities in Jalisco and into the states of Michoacán, Colima, and Nayarit.
What happened when the helicopters went after El Mencho?
As one of the helicopters flew over the convoy, the CJNG members shot it down using rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) launchers. Nine law enforcement officers died as a result of the attack, and multiple others were wounded.
Is there cartel in Yucatan?
A 2020 report from the Unidad de Inteligencia Financiera (UIF) noted that Yucatán is one of the 14 states where the Gulf Cartel is engaging in financial operations; the same report documented that Los Zetas are laundering money in Yucatán state (Aguilar, 2020).
Who is the top drug lord in Mexico 2021?
Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada
|U.S. Department of State reward poster of Ismael Zambada, issued September 2021|
|Born||Ismael Zambada 1 January 1948 El Alamo, Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico|
|Other names||Mayo, M-Z, Padrino, el Señor|
|Occupation||Leader of Sinaloa Cartel|
Does Mexico have Air Force?
The Mexican Air Force (FAM; Spanish: Fuerza Aérea Mexicana) is the primary aerial warfare service branch of the Mexican Armed Forces. It is a component of the Mexican Army and depends on the National Defense Secretariat (SEDENA).
Is Yucatan Safe for Tourists 2021?
The Yucatan Peninsula is one of the safest places for travelers in Mexico, while petty crime can be found in most places, it has one of the lowest rates of homicide in Mexico (10 times lower than the rest of the country) and safer than major cities such as New York, Cairo and London.
What is the crime rate in the Yucatan Peninsula?
Yucatán, according to the report, has the lowest death rate from homicide in the entire country, with 2.1 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants; However, from 2019 to 2020 it presented a considerable increase of 56 percent.