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el senor briceno has given me a message for for all people that think the afo is falling apart if that make the dea n afi in mexico feels better well go ahead el caf is not going anywhere its like a tree all they have removed is the leafs but the root is very much intact with loyal soldiers and luetenants ready to give there lifes for the afo life is very short and u choose how u want to live it n people choose to die for the afo not for natural causes or hit by a car youre friend el tb

cartel arellano felix is gaining its territory back chapo tried to convince the cells in tecate and san luis colorado to switch sides even offered them more money but people like el sobrino denied n let the AFO know n in the next meeting with chapos luetenants a shoot out broke out n know wat ever was left of the traidor teo crews are left are either dead or runing or captured by the law people think mexicali belongs to sinaloa cartel are very wrong el verde and the guidance of el senor galindo aka el caballo took control of it since 2004 youre friend el tb

arellano felix cartel the structure is so strong that even the cells are not aware how powerful el Caf is keep in mind why cant chapo and zambada cant claim tijuana all the to mexicali with out the support of break away groups now teo crews is severely damaged and there runing to sinaloa but who wants traitors el ingeniero already took back what ever teo had with support of chapo with the cells that ingeniero set in place in tecate and san luis colorado people that been with the CAF for over a decade chapo has no choise but to start a war trying to eliminate the terrytories he thought he had after he invested time and money and keep in mind el senor briceno aka el cholo is healthy and and stronger with more people loyal to EL CAF and chapo is getting older with a hearth condition and he has diabetes so how long can he keep up this war youre friend el tb

as time goes on people are finding out el caf is still here n not going anywere and wat ever cells that try to set up they either get arrested like el boxer or get hung from a bridge but rivals are seeing el caf is very much intact and that they are smarter and very powerful youre friend el tb

arellanos felix structure is at 200 percent its in the citizens of mexico and the U S A intrest of staying that way soon the pan presidency will be replaced by the P R I and violence will tone done and citizens on both sides can have some peace and things can go back to normal when americans use to go across the border to party and get high witch i see nothing wrong with that the A F O is not about killing innocent people or kidnapping citizens on both sides what media fails to address to the people that those people are trying to cross drugs without paying a toll or there trying to become informants the A F O is about makins money youre friend el tb

well know u seeing wat i have posted in the past the AFO claimed back its territory the east part of tijuana tecate san luis colorado and rosarito and ensenada el senor briceno is in charge of 7 cells running rosarito and ensenada el ruedas took back the east of tijuana and the other eight bosses i cant give there names but the AFO know has over 4600 foot soldiers and cells that reach from tijuana baja california all the way to los angeles i guess u guys can figure the other cities and states out youreselfs youre friend EL TB

i guess know u guys are aware what i posted in the past is true to the AFO power and smarter and stronger than ever as u party people mexicali all the way to tijuana is safe to the civilians u guys are not the target only enemies and disloyal people man or woman i personally respect americans u guys love to party and just want to get high and get drunk but still keep aware of ratas trying to intimidate civilians but the philosiphy of the cartel is to make money and execute traitors and disloyal members and enemies youre friend this message is from EL SENOR INGENIERO Y LA MADRINA

you got it all wrong lady... the Sinaloa Cartel pay's "derecho de piso" to the (AFO)in order to operate in tijuana/rosarito/ensenada etc.. same thing with La Familia Michoacana.. they both (sinaloa/michoacan) pay to play...

@dsa - What you're saying goes contrary to all the US and Mexican government and law enforcement reporting that's out right now. How did you get your information?

this is youre friend EL TB inregards to mexican officials report lets look who they arrested el teo el muletas la perra el boxer el kaibil all break away groups if the AFO is so week why do they need to run to el chapo for help and still EL INGE Y LA JEFA stand there ground and back them off the only credible areest againts the AFO is el dany not el jimmy he was already getting his responsibilities reduce due to since his most wanted picture came out he wanted out LA JEFA excepted but instead of killing him like LOS SENORES OF THE PAST they turned him in and everybody is happy thinking the AFO is done.Know have u ever heard the term ack weak when u strong its very true i had a hard time adjusting to that after the way the AFO just were in the media demostrating there power.Thanks to MR LEYZOLA tijuana got clean up all the way to san luis colorado and part of mexicali is getting taken back little by little MEXICALI was a trap to get true enemies closer i guess u know the rest over 4600 members are willing to die for EL PATRON EL INGE Y LE JEFA ASTA LA MUERTE and remember anything going through those territories have to pay a toll or else get youre nieces kidnap remember zambada LA FAMILIA AINT GOING NO WHERE EL CARTEL WASNT BUILT IN A MONTH OR YEAR you really think they werent prepera for this saludos desde TIUJANA BAJA CALIFORNIA YOURE FRIEND EL TIBURON CIVILIANS R SAFE only enemies and disloyal members and people not willing to pay toll wen needed have a nice day ms sylvia longmire youre friend EL TB

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