The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo45° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi57° Breezy

Tuesday Night

Lo39° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi56° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo38° Partly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi58° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo37° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi59° Slight Chc Showers

Friday Night

Lo39° Mostly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi58° Mostly Cloudy

Civilians revolt in a ‘failed state’: Vigilantes, weary of crime gangs, seize control of towns in Mexico’s Michoacán

Send to Kindle
Print This

TEPALCATEPEC, Mexico — Rogelio Valencia peered out from a sandbag bunker outside Tepalcatepec in a fertile region of Mexico’s Michoacán state, keeping an eye cocked for marauding gangsters.

“They might come in 10 or 12 pickups. But we are prepared,” said Valencia, a civilian with a pistol tucked in his waistband and a two-way radio at hand.

View my options or Sign in