Mexican Vigilantes Stand Up Against Crime (VIDEO)

May 1, 2013 in News

Vice | The state of Guerrero (which means “warrior”) is one of the poorest in Mexico and the site of some of the worst violence in the battle between the drug cartels and Mexican authorities. As a result of the violence, hundreds of civillians have armed themselves…

Armed Vigilante Militias in Mexico May Be Sanctioned By the State

March 26, 2013 in News

Christian Science Monitor | Some townspeople in southern Mexico who have taken up arms in the name of self-defense may be given a chance to trade in their masks for official uniforms.

Can Vigilante Justice Save Mexico?

February 7, 2013 in News

Borderland Beat February 7, 2013   AYUTLA DE LOS LIBRES, Mexico — For almost a month now, hundreds of masked men wielding old shotguns, rifles, revolvers and machetes have claimed [...]