Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 has yet again caused political strife as Mexican governor José Reyes Baeza Terrazas orders a seizure campaign to prevent the game from being sold and distributed.
The game is set in the city of Juárez in México and in El Paso, Texas in the year 2014, and it depicts U.S. elite soldiers fighting rebels in México that is torn by civil war. Juárez is later occupied by the U.S. Army.
Juárez lies in the Mexican-American border in the state of Chihuahua. Terrazas, governor of Chihuahua, feels that GRAW 2 is an insult to Juárez and the entire country. He has requested that the federal government take actions against the game, but so far they have not acted on the matter. Currently the Chihuahuan officials are gathering information on the distributors and reproducers, as well as the retailers of GRAW 2 in order to better plan their seizure campaign. The launch date for the seizure campaign is unknown.
GRAW 2 instilled strong emotions also earlier this month as the mayor of Juárez made a diplomatic protest against the game claiming that it gives a negative image of the Mexican-American border.