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Watch This Powerful Short Film About the Students Missing From Ayotzinapa

Months after 43 students went missing from a village in Guerrero and left Mexico reeling, The New Yorker takes a look at conditions in the Mexican state and the community’s response to the disappearance.

Posted on Mar 26, 2015 READ MORE



After Months of Protests, Mexican Government Declares 43 Missing Students Dead

Mexican authorities have finally said what happened to the college students from Ayotzinapa who disappeared last September, an incident that sparked months of outrage throughout the country.

Posted on Jan 28, 2015 READ MORE



Mexico’s Breaking Point

So deeply has this incident shaken the country that, as author Ruben Martinez describes it, “To understand the historical significance—and the moral and political gravity—of what is occurring, think of 9/11, of Sandy Hook, of the day JFK was assassinated.”

Posted on Nov 20, 2014 READ MORE



Will the Mexican President Resign Over the Ayotzinapa Student Disappearance?

Not only did President Enrique Peña Nieto handle the current crisis facing his nation with cowardly indifference, but as the call for his resignation resounds throughout Mexico, more evidence of his ineptitude comes to light.

Posted on Nov 13, 2014 READ MORE



#YaMeCanse: Mexico Turmoil Reaches Boiling Point as Protests Over Students’ Disappearance Continue

Setting fire to the door of a palace built for Hernan Cortés, which Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto uses for official ceremonies, is an appropriate symbolic act for a wary nation abused and abandoned by corrupt officials, continually plagued with bloodshed and fear.

Posted on Nov 10, 2014 READ MORE



(AP/Marco Ugarte)

What Does the U.S. Have to Do With the 43 Students Missing in Mexico?

The only possible sign of the nearly four dozen students who disappeared in Guerrero, Mexico, during a clash with police last month is a mass grave with 28 currently unidentifiable bodies.

Posted on Oct 9, 2014 READ MORE



AP/Bernandino Hernandez

Mexican Locals Take Law Into Their Own Hands

Hundreds of armed vigilantes took control of a Mexican town in the western coastal state of Guerrero, arresting local cops and conducting searches and handing the accused over to state prosecutors in response to the killing of a vigilante leader Monday.

Posted on Mar 29, 2013 READ MORE


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