The Mexican authorities downplays the kidnapping of a Colombian household

The Mexican government downplays the kidnapping of a Colombian family

Mexican authorities within the gang-controlled state of Zacatecas try to downplay the kidnapping of a Colombian household believed to have been kidnapped by gunmen. By way of the usage of semantics and phrase video games, authorities officers conceal the rampant gang violence in Zacatecas.

The kidnapping occurred on October 27, when Jorge Alejandro Garcia Villamil, 44, his spouse, Yuliyth Andrea Alfonso Alfonso, 36, their youngsters David Alejandro, three, and Mia Garcia Alfonso, six, and their brother Daniel Jose Martinez Alfonso, 11. They had been within the city of Calera once they had been taken by a bunch of armed males with Mexican power redesigning Reported for the primary time. Different accounts of the occasion declare {that a} group of armed males took the household from a passenger bus whereas they had been travelling.

Days later, Zacatecas state authorities issued a collection of AMBER alerts for youngsters and related alerts for adults, requesting details about their whereabouts. Nonetheless, Zacatecas State International Minister Rodrigo Reyes Muguerza claimed that details about the kidnapping was false. Reyes Muguerza tried to play with phrases to say that they’d issued the alerts on the request of the Colombian authorities, which had notified them that the household had been reported lacking. In keeping with the politician, the household traveled by bus from Mexico Metropolis to Ciudad Juarez and was final seen in Zacatecas.


Reyes Muguerza claimed, on Friday night, that the Colombian household was discovered within the state of Durango and was not kidnapped from a home as reported by the newspaper Reforma.

Reyes Muguerza’s try to downplay the kidnapping comes as gang violence continues in Zacatecas state. Rival felony organizations perform quite a few kidnappings and compelled disappearances the place the victims are by no means heard from once more.

As Breitbart Texas reported, in January 2022, cartel gunmen left ten dismembered our bodies outdoors the workplace of the governor of Zacatecas state. On the time, Governor David Monreal claimed that the violence was a results of earlier administrations. Since then, Monreal and his workers have been unable to cease the gang violence raging of their state.

Ildefonso Ortiz is an award-winning journalist at Breitbart Texas. He co-founded the Cartel Chronicles venture at Breitbart Texas with Brandon Darby and Breitbart senior administration. You’ll be able to observe it Twitter and on Facebook. He will be contacted at

Brandon Darby is managing director and editor-in-chief of Breitbart Texas. He co-founded the Cartel Chronicles venture in Breitbart Texas with Ildefonso Ortiz and Breitbart senior administration. observe him Twitter And Facebook. He will be contacted at

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