Mexican police start to disarm vigilantes in Michoacan


#1

bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-25724986 It appears the police are powerless when it comes to drug cartels that murder, torture, rape, and kidnap, but when it comes to vigilantes, who defend there towns with the support of Catholic priests usatoday.com/story/news/world/2013/11/21/mexico-crime/3489147/ then it becomes a serious matter to be dealt with in force. God Help Mexico from it’s own government.


#2

Praying for all of those suffering there.


#3

Yes, I don’t even fully understand the dynamics of it all, just that it’s very hard, especially in places like Michoacán.

Hail Mary, Full of Grace, the Lord is with thee. Blessed art thou amongst women, and blest is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Amen. :gopray:


#4

Three things:

(1) Governments always hate competition.
(2) Large parts of the Mexican government are owned by the cartels
(3) It’s easy for the government to disarm these civil protection groups, hard for them to disarm the cartels. Government workers love the easy route.

All of those make the Mexican governments actions against the people they’re failing to protect explainable.


#5

Prayer for Mexico.


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