Thursday, November 23, 2006
Mexico: Drug gang bids for public support
Michoacan: A notorious drug gang known for beheading its enemies has taken out half-page ads in local newspapers proclaiming its good intentions and denouncing rival gangs. Among other points, the ads denounced the sale of methamphetamine and adulterated wine, allegedly promoted by competing cartels. Thousands of leaflets with the same theme were also distributed in the city center. Details.