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UN Urges Mexico to Investigate Death of Blogger Killed by Narcos

UN Urges Mexico to Investigate Death of Blogger Killed by Narcos

The head of the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization on Monday urged Mexico to investigate the murder of citizen journalist Maria del Rosario Fuentes. continue reading »

Rogelio Ortega Martinez Named as New Governor of Troubled Guerrero, Mexico

Rogelio Ortega Martinez Named as New Governor of Troubled Guerrero, Mexico

The legislature in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero on Sunday named Rogelio Ortega Martinez as governor, replacing Angel Aguirre, to aid in the search for 43 missing students. continue reading »

Student Protesting Over Missing Students Loot Supermarkets in Guerrero, Mexico

Student Protesting Over Missing Students Loot Supermarkets in Guerrero, Mexico

Students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Normal School attacked and looted several supermarkets in Chilpancingo, the capital of the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, to protest the disappearance of 43 classmates last month. continue reading »

Families of Missing Student Say Mexican Authorities Alleging Ties to Cartels

Families of Missing Student Say Mexican Authorities Alleging Ties to Cartels

Relatives of the 43 trainee teachers who went missing nearly a month ago in the southern Mexican city of Iguala after being attacked by municipal police warned the federal government not to try to lower social tensions by leveling false accusations against the students. continue reading »

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 »