Michoacan turf war: Mexican town on frontline of cartel conflict

The Mexican state of Michoacan is at the centre of a turf war between a powerful drug cartel and self-ascribed defence groups.
The state – like other parts of the country – will vote in local elections next month.
And it has been a violent run-up. At least 80 candidates have been killed.
Al Jazeera’s John Holman looks at how the government seems to have left people to fend for themselves.

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