Mexico’s strategy to contain anti-mafia vigilantes is hanging by a thread

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Mexico’s problems with organised crime have certainly come to a head this year. We have seen the high-profile arrests of cartel bosses Joaquin Guzman Loera in February and now also Hector Beltran Leyva, while the central-west state of Michoacán has been a running story. Faced with government inaction, vigilantes began arming themselves against mafia last year.


Period3 Oct 2014

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