May 11, 2015

Probe alleges illegal arms sales to Mexico

Note: The German government and press has at least tracked, investigated and channeled the case of illegal arms sales. Also note that four states were banned for weapons sales: Guerrero, Chiapas, Jalisco and Chihuahua. How many lives could be saved if the United States banned high-powered weapons sales and aid to these states? It will be interesting to see how prosecution goes. Meanwhile, we cannot even get a list of what units are prohibited for human rights reasons for receiving lethal aid. This makes one suspect that the law is not being applied. As the situation in Mexico just gets worse...

Mexico News Daily: Allegations that a German arms manufacturer illegally sold guns to Mexico have gained more credence following the publication of a report yesterday.

A report published by a German newspaper says Heckler & Koch could face a heavy fine for delivering G36 assault rifles to four Mexican states, contrary to export restrictions. Those restrictions were imposed on the basis of suspected police corruption and collaboration with organized crime in Chiapas, Chihuahua, Guerrero and Jalisco. Read more.

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