El Chapo cartel makes show of force with armored convoy in Guanajuato

El Chapo cartel makes show of force with armored convoy in Guanajuato
El Chapo cartel makes a show of force with armored convoy in Central Mexico, 2019. Social media video via Daily Star

[Ed. – If we weren’t invested in assuming Mexico is not a national security problem, we’d recognize this as a sign of a failing state.]

A convoy of armoured cars reportedly belonging to El Chapo’s cartel have been filmed brazenly driving into a Mexican town in a show of strength.

The scenes were recorded in Guanajuato in central Mexico as the Sinaloa Cartel were reportedly showing their strength after forming an alliance with a local gang

In the video, filmed by someone inside a parked car, vehicles are seen barreling into the village while armed cartel members stand out of the vehicle’s sun rooves.

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Several more armoured cars follow behind in the convoy, including an all-black armoured van and what is thought to be a silver Audi.

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