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Governor of Guerrero, Mexico Resigns Amidst Scandal of 43 Missing Students

Governor of Guerrero, Mexico Resigns Amidst Scandal of 43 Missing Students

The governor of the southern Mexican state of Guerrero announced Thursday that he will step down amid increasing protests over the disappearance of 43 students and the deaths of six others at the hands of police. continue reading »

Mexican Gov’t Accuses Mayor and Wife Behind Attacks on Missing Students

Mexican Gov’t Accuses Mayor and Wife Behind Attacks on Missing Students

The mayor of the southern Mexican city of Iguala and his wife were behind the Sept. 26 attacks on trainee teachers that left six people dead and 43 students missing, the federal Attorney General's Office said Wednesday. continue reading »

University of Guadalajara Student Death During Police Custody is Questioned

University of Guadalajara Student Death During Police Custody is Questioned

Mexico's Universidad de Guadalajara on Tuesday demanded answers from authorities in the central state of Guanajuato, where a UG student turned up dead last weekend after spending time in police custody. continue reading »

Mexico Said to be Facing Its Greatest Human Rights Abuse Case with Missing Students

Mexico Said to be Facing Its Greatest Human Rights Abuse Case with Missing Students

Mexico is experiencing its worst human rights crisis since the October 1968 massacre of student protesters in this capital's Tlatelolco square, the Americas director of Human Rights Watch said in an interview published here Monday. continue reading »

Federal Forces Take Over 13 Mexican Cities Near Where 43 Student-Teachers Disappeared

Federal Forces Take Over 13 Mexican Cities Near Where 43 Student-Teachers Disappeared

Federal security forces are taking control of 13 cities in an effort to find the 43 students who disappeared nearly a month ago in southern Mexico, a high-level official said Monday. continue reading »

One of ‘America’s Most Wanted’ Captured in Mexico after 17-Years

One of ‘America’s Most Wanted’ Captured in Mexico after 17-Years

A U.S. man wanted on a federal racketeering indictment handed down in 1997 was apprehended near Tijuana, Mexican authorities said. continue reading »

REPORT:  Missing Student-Teachers were Burned Alive in Mexico

REPORT:  Missing Student-Teachers were Burned Alive in Mexico

One eyewitness to the Sept. 26 abduction of 43 students in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero has recounted that at least some of the youths were burned alive, a prominent priest and human rights activist said Friday. continue reading »

Member of Musical Group ‘Banda El Recodo’ Goes Missing in Mexico

Member of Musical Group ‘Banda El Recodo’ Goes Missing in Mexico

A member of the traditional Mexican music group Banda El Recodo has been missing since early this week, according to press reports Saturday that the 15-piece ensemble confirmed. continue reading »

Widespread Protests in Mexico in Name of 43 MIssing Students

Widespread Protests in Mexico in Name of 43 MIssing Students

Thousands of students across Mexico took part in demonstrations Wednesday to protest the disappearance of 43 education students last month in the southern city of Iguala. continue reading »

Mexico’s Foreign Reserve Increase by $364 Million

Mexico’s Foreign Reserve Increase by $364 Million

Mexico's foreign reserves increased by $364 million last week to $190.83 billion, the Bank of Mexico said. continue reading »

Chief Suspect Linked to Missing 43 Mexican Students Commits Suicide

Chief Suspect Linked to Missing 43 Mexican Students Commits Suicide

A reputed leader of a criminal organization suspected in the abduction of 43 students took his own life to avoid capture, a source with Mexico's Federal Police told Efe Tuesday. continue reading »

Protesters Demand Safe Return of Missing 43 Students in Mexico

Protesters Demand Safe Return of Missing 43 Students in Mexico

A group of teachers, classmates and relatives of the 43 students who disappeared 17 days ago seized the Government Palace and state legislature in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero on Monday to protest the slow pace of the investigation and demand the young people's safe return. continue reading »

U.S. and Mexico Unifies to Clean Up Tijuana River

U.S. and Mexico Unifies to Clean Up Tijuana River

Dozens of volunteers turned out this weekend for a binational event aimed at cleaning up the Tijuana River Valley between the United States and Mexico. continue reading »

Mexico’s Tourism Revenues Soars 18.1 Percent Since Last Year

Mexico’s Tourism Revenues Soars 18.1 Percent Since Last Year

Mexico's revenues from international tourism totaled $11.13 billion in the January-August period, up 18.1 percent from the same period in 2013, the Tourism Secretariat said. continue reading »

Oaxaca, Mexico Rattled by Earthquake this Morning

Oaxaca, Mexico Rattled by Earthquake this Morning

A magnitude-5.9 earthquake shook the coasts of the southeastern Mexican state of Oaxaca, though no victims or material damage have been reported up to now, the National Meteorological Service, or SMN, said. continue reading »