Translation courtesy of Sipsey Street:
U.S. sells us arms, admits El Mamito
The drug dealer Jesus Rejon affirms that the cartel buys drugs in Guatemala, and then they cross the river
Raul Flores Martinez
City, July 6, 2011 The arms used by the criminal group The Zetas were
bought in the United States including those sold by authorities of the
United States government, according to the account of Jesus Enrique
Rejon Aguilar, El Mamito.
Last Sunday, elements of the Federal
Police arrested El Z-7, one of the principal leaders and founders of The
Zetas who in his initial statement affirmed that there are entities of
the government of the United States that are furnishing arms to the
In an interview released by the Federal Police
with El Mamito, indicated that the arms that are purchased cross over
the International Bridge and thus cross the river.
bought in the United States – there was a time that the buyers, because
they were not with us, were buyers on the other side – said that even
the American government itself sold them.”
Furthermore, the arms
trafficking from the American Union to Mexico took place in periods of
20 days, a month or month and a half, according to the review and
operation that the federal authorities carried out. The transport of
armaments were facilitated for the Gulf Cartel by having an agreement
with the authorities, said Rejon Aguilar in his initial statements.
cannot overlook the reason for the success of this operation; we can
deduce that it is impossible to be buying arms much less take them in
the trunk of a car and be able to freely pass, well there had to have
been a treaty or something, I don’t know, one can suppose that there had
to have been a treaty with the government, I don’t know.”
Regarding drug trafficking, the central base is Guatemala. Everything is purchased in that Central American country.
are controlled by a group of accountants, they direct everything in
private, so it is a closed circle, and they know how it is being done.”
the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) applauded the capture of Rejon
Aguilar for whom there is an warrant in the United States for the
distribution of cocaine and marijuana.
“This significant arrest
is testimony to the commitment of President Filipe Calderon to defeat
the dangerous and violent drug cartels that operate in Mexico,”
indicated the Agency.