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The information gap in Tamaulipas emerged after drug cartels co opted reporters, and the Mexican government worked to keep the state from looking bad, which would discourage investment, Grayson said. journalists "drank the Kool Aid" and have fallen for the illusion of democracy and prosperity in Mexico, he said. And it's only getting worse with the nation once again run by a political party known for corruption the Revolutionary Institutional Party, or PRI, he said.
Barkin said in the memo that Mexican bus companies had yet to file an official complaint about a rash of bus hijackings in Tamaulipas by drug cartels.
intelligence officials, consular officials and law enforcement agencies regarding the worsening security situation in Tamaulipas, including both San Fernando massacres and frequent firefights between the Gulf Cartel and its ally turned rival, the Zetas drug gang.
"Tamaulipas officials appear to be trying to downplay both the San Fernando discoveries and the (state's) responsibility for them," Barkin said in the memo. "Even though a recent trip to Ciudad Victoria revealed state officials are fully cognizant of the hazards of highway travel in this area."
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"Official statements about Holy Week Tourism have revolved around the relatively high numbers of tourists in the resort city of Tampico and safe conditions in the heavily patrolled beaches, ignoring the violence in other parts of the state," the consul wrote.
The memo pointed to the PRI strategy of distancing state officials from the drug violence while placing the blame for it on then Mexican President Felipe Caldern, who sought to fight drug cartels head on using the military rather than trust corrupt Mexican police forces.
The memos continued with one from April 15, 2011, blaming Tamaulipas officials and their constant efforts to downplay the violence, as well as claiming that cartels are the responsibility of the federal government and not theirs.
Barkin again mentioned control of the local media by the Gulf Cartel in a Feb. 15, 2011, memo in which he described a grenade attack by the Zetas along a popular shopping area in Matamoros that injured nine shoppers.
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The Gulf Cartel is a crime syndicate based in Matamoros that traces its roots to the 1930s or '40s, when the organization smuggled liquor, guns and tobacco across the Texas Tamaulipas border. In the 1960s, the organization broke into the lucrative drug trade and became one of the leading drug cartels in Mexico. Drug Enforcement Administration records. They quickly earned a reputation based on their brutality.
violent events as disagreeable" while trying to draw attention to commerce and tourism.
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Barkin mentioned several assurances by Tamaulipas government officials about the safety of their highways, despite the fact that "there were several major incidents of TCO violence." TCO is an acronym for transnational criminal organization.
The 72 bodies were found in shallow, clandestine graves in the rural town of San Fernando, Tamaulipas, about 100 miles south of McAllen.
The drug war strategy that PRI politicians attacked so viciously during Caldern's term is the same strategy that current President Enrique Pea Nieto uses, not being able to do anything else while at the same time continuing to divert attention toward tourism, economy and a series of reforms aimed at solidifying the PRI's power structure, Grayson said.
In an Aug. in an effort to hurt the Gulf Cartel's profits and spread fear. The then consul noted the widespread coverage of the events by newspapers in Matamoros, and called it "an extremely unusual event and a sign that the Gulf Cartel views publicity of the Zetas actions as useful to them."
In early 2010, the Zetas split off from the Gulf Cartel, sparking a territorial war that continues. During most of the turf war, newspapers in Reynosa and Matamoros have remained silent about the local violence, opting instead for coverage of drug battles elsewhere in Mexico. The papers also have offered a healthy dose of political stories that tend to paint northern Tamaulipas in a positive light. Consul Michael Barkin point to the Gulf Cartel's control of the press in Matamoros and Reynosa.
"The heavy coverage of the event by the CDG controlled local press indicates Los Zetas involvement as the CDG does not allow publicity of its own activities," Barkin wrote in the memo, using the acronym for Cartel Del Golfo.
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