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It is from the perspective of a Mexican cacique on his deathbed.My Father Sergio Muñoz Bata’s Friendship With Novelist Carlos Fuentes|Lorenza Muñoz|May 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Yet, though ostensibly free, these local bodies are practically in the power of the political wire-puller, or cacique.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
The cacique has another very beautiful palace, with a large courtyard, paved with handsome flags, in the style of a chess-board.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
In later years a cacique was elected annually by the people, and under him officers were appointed for the different villages.
At length they were again taken captive by the cacique or chief of another province.Hernando Cortez|John S. C. Abbott
Formerly 729 each town or province was ruled by an hereditary cacique, who administered justice with four nobles as counselors.