April 29, 2014 4:40 PM

Video appears to show Mexican mayor taking orders from crime boss

A surreptitiously taped video clip that surfaced Tuesday shows the mayor of Mexico’s busiest cargo port seemingly receiving instructions from the chief of the Knights Templar crime group, underscoring how deeply the organization has co-opted politicians in troubled Michoacan state and what a difficult task it will be for authorities to restore the rule of law there.

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