Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Judge considering pardoning Mexico’s lawsuit against US arms dealer Grupo Milenio

The judge appointed in the case of the action brought by the court, Government of Mexico vs. Arizona arms dealer Cindy Jorgenson, raised the possibility of her Excuse me In connection with the dispute, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) reported

“The judge in charge of the case, Cindy Jorgenson, ordered the hearing to be called off, but said only that it was considering doing so to apologize for learning of this litigation,” the institution said in a statement.

Likewise, the judge issued one cancellation order The oral hearing is scheduled for August 28, 2023; a date for the next hearing has not yet been set.

The lawsuit filed by the Mexican government on October 10, 2022, aims to do just that: Hold Arizona’s gun deals accountable for their alleged supply of high-powered weapons to criminal organizations in Mexico. The lawsuit is valued at $10 billion.

Weapons traceability is a key element of this lawsuit, as it was attempted to trace the origin of weapons insured once in the country.

The judge, Cindy Jorgenson, who is hearing the case in the Arizona County Court, based in Tucson, has not disclosed the reasons that could lead to his possible excuse.

Recently, the governments of Mexico and the United States agreed to intensify controls against the arms trade through an electronic tracking program of weapons confiscated from criminal organizations.

Until now No one has offered more details

A second lawsuit filed

The lawsuit filed in Arizona is the second of its kind in Mexico after the lawsuit against it was filed in Boston in 2021 by American weapon manufacturers and dealers.

While the lawsuit in Boston dealt with that broader responsibility, The Arizona lawsuit focuses on these companies’ involvement in the illegal arms trade through direct negligence at points of sale when supplying arms to criminal organizations.

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