Mexico missing students case file shows contradictions
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Mexico missing students case file shows contradictions

Laurent Thomet | AFP - October 13, 2015

MEXICO CITY – While Mexican prosecutors declared last year that 43 missing students were incinerated at a landfill, official documents show one gang suspect testified that at least…

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Sting slams ‘epidemic’ of disappearances in Mexico

AFP - October 13, 2015

https://twitter.com/AmnestyOnline/status/653635870499696640 MEXICO CITY – British rock legend Sting urged Mexico's government on Monday to do more to end the "epidemic" of disappearances after meeting with families of some…

Mexico posts investigation into 43 missing students online
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Mexico posts investigation into 43 missing students online

AFP - October 11, 2015

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's attorney general published online on Sunday the 54,000 pages of documents from the much-criticized investigation into last year's disappearance of 43 students. The massive file,…

Parents of 43 missing students in Mexico wage hunger strike
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Parents of 43 missing students in Mexico wage hunger strike

Sofia Miselem | AFP - September 24, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Parents of 43 students who disappeared last year began a 43-hour hunger strike on Wednesday, a day before meeting with President Enrique Peña Nieto ahead…

Mexico police, protesters clash ahead of grim anniversary of 43 missing students
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Mexico police, protesters clash ahead of grim anniversary of 43 missing students

AFP - September 22, 2015

TIXTLA DE GUERRERO, Mexico – Protesters demanding justice for 43 missing students and their families clashed with police and torched a truck in Mexico's southern state of Guerrero on…

Mexico’s 43 missing students continue to haunt President Peña Nieto – and they should
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Mexico’s 43 missing students continue to haunt President Peña Nieto – and they should

Carola Solé | AFP - September 8, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Almost a year since the disappearance of 43 students tainted his administration's international image, the case has come back to haunt Mexican President Enrique Peña…

Independent probe doubts 43 Mexico students cremated
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Independent probe doubts 43 Mexico students cremated

Laurent Thomet and Yemeli Ortega | AFP - September 6, 2015

MEXICO CITY – Independent foreign investigators refuted Sunday the Mexican government's conclusion that 43 students abducted last year were incinerated in a landfill, tearing apart the official probe…

Argentine team casts doubt on Mexico’s investigation into students’ disappearance
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Argentine team casts doubt on Mexico’s investigation into students’ disappearance

Joshua Partlow | The Washington Post - February 9, 2015

MEXICO CITY — On top of a hill at the edge of a trash dump, the drug cartel assassins shot dozens of Mexican students and tossed them…

Mexico seeks crematorium owner after 60 bodies found
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Mexico seeks crematorium owner after 60 bodies found

Allan Garcia | AFP - February 6, 2015

ACAPULCO, Mexico – Mexican police launched a manhunt Friday for the owner of an abandoned crematorium after 60 bodies, including children, were found rotting in the facility…

Mexicans’ search for bodies reveals a history of hidden deaths
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Mexicans’ search for bodies reveals a history of hidden deaths

Joshua Partlow | The Washington Post - December 13, 2014

IGUALA, Mexico – They picked up spent shotgun shells and placed them in plastic baggies for safe keeping. They examined discarded bottles, charred sticks, crusted weather-worn clothes.…