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21:45 Apr 24, 2008
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO] Journalism
English term or phrase:gated compound
"We flushed them out in six weeks," says Randy Mankin, editor and publisher of the weekly El Dorado Success, circulation 1,200. Sitting in an old office chair amidst an archive of yellowing newspapers and modern computer equipment, he says the massive construction at the Red Cheek site sparked suspicions. When the paper checked Allred's Utah connections, it discovered that the men were in Eldorado to set up a large gated compound for the Fundamentalist Church of Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS), a religious group that believes in "celestial marriage" — polygamy. The FLDS admitted to town leaders they had lied and townsfolk became wary.