In this May 20, 2013 photo, a masked and armed man belonging to a local self-defense group stands guard in the town of Cuemalco, Mexico. Self-defense groups started to spring up in February to fight ... more 
In this May 20, 2013 photo, a masked and armed man belonging to a local self-defense group stands guard in the town of Cuemalco, Mexico. Self-defense groups started to spring up in February to fight back the Knights Templar drug cartel which is extorting protection payments from cattlemen and lime growers, butchers and even marijuana growers. The federal government sees both the self-defense forces and the cartel as dangerous enemies. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Marco Ugarte
Wed, May 22, 2013 4:12 PM EDT