Dangerous Places

Vigilantes vs. narcos: a security threat in Mexico badlands

“In violence-racked Michoacan, an impoverished agricultural state about 1-1/2 times the size of Switzerland, vigilantes are battling a cartel called the Caballeros Templarios, or Knights Templar, for control of swathes of the failing state. After letting the conflict brew, the government this month vowed to assert control but its messages have been contradictory.”

Source: Vigilantes vs. narcos: a security threat in Mexico badlands | Reuters

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