Rafael Caro Quinterofounder of guadalajara cartel and was arrested by the Secretariat of Marianne (Semar) two weeks earlier, who was arrested by A. was considered “hero” and there was sympathy from the public because the so called “Narco’s Narco” did not plunder the people as the government officials in power did, according to this Federal Directorate of Security (DFS), the Mexican state intelligence agency in the 1980s.
In an intelligence report dated 19 April 1985, two weeks after his arrest in Costa Rica, under the title “Rafael Caro Quintero taken as a hero in this city”, it is indicated that various people from Chilpancingo, Guerrero was interviewed. , who assured that he supported the drug smuggler as he had created jobs for the farmers.
Documents to which it had access to an unclassified file in DFS UniversalIt was found that the population of Guerrero pointed out that if the government of then-President Miguel de la Madrid wanted to set an example in dealing with corruption, it should imprison corrupt officials and not “productive people who have committed crimes.” , tests must be kept popular”.
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“In the consensus formed between the young and adult population in this city, it turns out that Rafael Caro Quintero has become a hero because of the excessive publicity given to him by various media, some interviewed by Caro Quintero who came to power Has not looted people like some officers.
“On the contrary, it created multiple sources of work for farmers, as agricultural credit banks do not guarantee sowing for the most disadvantaged sections, which are rural areas. He also said that if the government wanted to set an example , then he should start imprisoning corrupt officials, not productive people who have committed crimes, but they should put on popular trials.
The DFS report indicates that the population of that unit believed that Ciro Quintero’s arrest was due to pressure by the United States government because otherwise, it is indicated that Mexican politicians would continue to enrich themselves at the expense of gifts from the drug. Seller.
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“These measures were taken by the government due to pressure from politicians and the US government because otherwise some Mexican politicians would continue to enrich themselves at the expense of gifts from Rafael Caro Quintero,” indicates an intelligence report written on a typewriter.
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