NMT Chapter 11: The Sovereigns: Divide and Rule (See other Noli Me Tangere Chapter Summaries)
(Napanuod mo na ba yung kwento ni Pareng Ed, isang masipag at matiyagang OFW na naubos ang pera nung na-ospital ang kanyang anak, pero nakabangon mula sa kahirapan gamit ang isang... panuorin mo ang kwento niya dito.)
The chapter begins by explaining who are the people who are NOT in power in the town of San Diego. And these are: Don Rafael, Kapitan Tiyago, and the town mayor (a.k.a. gobernadorcillo). The ones who are truly in power are Padre Salvi (the parish priest) and the Alferez (ensign / 2nd lieutenant).