AP Comp Politics: Michoacan Lawsuit
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Mexico's new president inherits raging drug war - Washington Post

Mexico's new president inherits raging drug war - Washington Post | AP Comp Politics: Michoacan Lawsuit | Scoop.it
Mexico's new president inherits raging drug warWashington PostMexico's newly elected President Enrique Pena Nieto will inherit a raging war with Mexico's ruthless drug cartels.

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Michoacán tense after deadly clashes between Mexican troops and vigilantes

Michoacán tense after deadly clashes between Mexican troops and vigilantes | AP Comp Politics: Michoacan Lawsuit | Scoop.it

“At least two dead after attempt to disarm self-defence groups fighting Knights Templar drug cartel is met with violent resistance The Mexican drug war hotspot of Michoacán is simmering with tension in the wake of deadly clashes between soldiers and...”

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Fight the Power: The System

Fight the Power: The System | AP Comp Politics: Michoacan Lawsuit | Scoop.it
Around 800 people attended a mass held on a former altar that had been built by the pseudo-religious Knights Templar gang in La Ruana, one of the first towns to take up arms in the state of Michoacan on February 24, 2013.
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Vigilantes, Once Welcome, Frighten Many in Mexico

Vigilantes, Once Welcome, Frighten Many in Mexico | AP Comp Politics: Michoacan Lawsuit | Scoop.it
Some residents and businessmen, many of whom have provided support to so-called self-defense forces, are now worried those groups will turn on them.
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Mexico nabs cartel leader Dionicio Loya Plancarte

Mexico nabs cartel leader Dionicio Loya Plancarte | AP Comp Politics: Michoacan Lawsuit | Scoop.it
The drug cartel leader had a $2.25 million reward on his head from the Mexican government.
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Mexico Forces Clash with Community Self--Defense Groups in Michoacan

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Mexican vigilantes occupy another city in Michoacan

Mexican vigilantes occupy another city in Michoacan | AP Comp Politics: Michoacan Lawsuit | Scoop.it

MEXICO CITY — Tensions continued to rise over the weekend in the Mexican state of Michoacan, where vigilante "self-help" groups reportedly rode into the latest of a string of cities that they have occupied in recent days — part of their effort to...


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Mexico: Knights Templar 'leader' captured in Michoacan - BBC News

Mexico: Knights Templar 'leader' captured in Michoacan - BBC News | AP Comp Politics: Michoacan Lawsuit | Scoop.it
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Mexican security forces have arrested three members of the Knights Templar drug cartel in the violence-hit state of Michoacan, officials say.
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Miguel Angel Osorio Chong - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times

Miguel Angel Osorio Chong - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times | AP Comp Politics: Michoacan Lawsuit | Scoop.it
Latest news and commentary on Miguel Angel Osorio Chong including photos, videos, quotations, and a biography.
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Enrique Peña Nieto - The New York Times

Enrique Peña Nieto - The New York Times | AP Comp Politics: Michoacan Lawsuit | Scoop.it
News about Enrique Peña Nieto. Commentary and archival information about Enrique Peña Nieto from The New York Times.
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Mexican Soldiers Kill Citizen Militia Members

Mexican Soldiers Kill Citizen Militia Members | AP Comp Politics: Michoacan Lawsuit | Scoop.it
Early in the morning on January 13, Mexican soldiers clashed with members of an armed citizen’s militia group. Multiple casualties were reported. Mexico’s government recently amped up its presence in the surrounding state of Michoacan after ongoing conflicts between armed civilians and drug cartel members have escalated. A recent push [...]
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A Quandary for Mexico as Vigilantes Rise

A Quandary for Mexico as Vigilantes Rise | AP Comp Politics: Michoacan Lawsuit | Scoop.it
In Michoacán State, where vigilantes battle drug cartel gunmen, Mexican officials face a decision on whether to disarm the loosely organized groups or allow them to continue fighting.
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