Mexican Vigilantes Strike Deal with Government
The leaders of the community self-defense groups in 20 cities in the western Mexican state of Michoacan have reached an agreement with federal officials to begin demobilizing, officials said.
Mexico arrests criminals disguised as vigilantes
Mexican authorities said Thursday that they have arrested nearly a dozen suspected criminals, who were disguised as vigilantes from an anti-crime "self-defense" force, in the western state of Michoacan.
Analysis: Former Mexican Cartel Leader Killed Again
It's rarely said that Mexican cartel kingpins have nine lives, and most people involved in the drug business know that their predicted life spans are dramatically shortened by their chosen line of work.
Mexico authorities probe disappearance of US man
Police are investigating the disappearance of a U.S. man traveling across Latin America by motorcycle who went missing after visiting a friend in Mexico's western state of Michoacan, where rural vigilantes are battling a cult-like drug cartel, authorities said Monday.