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Disappearances at US-Mexico Border Highlight Persistent Insecurity

...of Disappearances in Mexico View Disappearances in Mexico in a full screen map One city in Tamaulipas, Ciudad Mier, had a staggering rate of 1,855 reported missing or disappeared...
Families demand answers in disappearance cases

Why Is Mexico Rejecting UN Findings on Disappearances?

...now.” Another point of contention is the CED’s allegations that enforced disappearances are a widespread problem in Mexico, while the Mexican government maintains that many of the country’s disappearances...
Mexico only investigates 1% of forced diappearences

Report Highlights Rampant Impunity in Mexico Forced Disappearances

...with disappearances in Mexico (WGEID) — stated that systematic impunity was a major factor contributing to the high prevalence of forced disappearances. Dulitzky also identified a lack of investigation,...
Guerrero police were involved in 100 disappearances over the last two years

‘Police Behind 100 Disappearances in Guerrero, Mexico

...Authorities have reported at least 100 disappearances involving police in the southwest state of Guerrero, Mexico, an indication that the abduction of over 40 students last year, which caused...
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto

Disappearances Double in Mexico: Report

...on a revised system engineered by Mexico’s National Public Security Secretariat, according to Proceso. In total, 40 percent of the 23,272 disappearances — or 9,384 —  that Mexico’s missing persons...
Mexico recorded over 5,000 disappeared in 2014

2014 A Record Year for Disappearances in Mexico

...a National Plan for Searching for the Disappeared, and founding a specialized federal unit to address disappearances. SEE ALSO: Mexico, News and Profiles Nevertheless, the fact the rates of reported...
Mexico's Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam

Mexico Captures Mayor over Student Disappearances

...bodies discovered in nine more graves on October 23. (See InSight Crime’s timeline below for a full breakdown of events related to the Iguala disappearances.) SEE ALSO: Mexico News...
Mexican police search for disappeared individuals

Mexico Disappearances, Kidnappings Down, But Distrust Remains High

...Kidnapping and disappearance cases in Mexico were down in 2015, but as continued accounts of government ineptitude and collusion surface, this change may simply signify decreased trust in government...

Mexico’s Peña Nieto Sets Sights on Disappearances, Torture

...forced disappearances, and may react similarly to any national kidnapping initiative. A top-down approach to disappearances may also be obstructed by rampant corruption, with members of Mexico’s municipal governments...
Police record another clandestine grave in Guerrero

Mass Graves, Disappearances Signal Trouble for Guerrero, Mexico

...With more than 150 bodies reportedly found in clandestine graves and 240 people missing thus far this year in Guerrero, Mexico, it is clear the southwest Pacific state has...

IACHR Report on Iguala, Mexico Student Disappearances Offers No Closure

...transport to Mexico City for a larger protest planned for October 2 (the anniversary of one of Mexico’s most significant human rights abuses).  They both say that after students...
Mexico's president announces new security plan

Mexico Proposes Reforms to Calm Outrage over Disappearances

...Mexico’s local governments and highlighted the broader problem of disappearances. SEE ALSO: Coverage of Security Policy However, Peña Nieto’s proposals contain no radical departures from past initiatives. Plans to...