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Warrants Breathe New Hope Into Mexico’s Unsolved Ayotzinapa Investigation

Authorities in Mexico have announced a fresh wave of arrest warrants against government officials for their alleged connection to the still unsolved disappearance...
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Torture is Widespread, Systematic Security Tactic in Mexico: Report

Of the tens of thousands of investigations into the use of torture in Mexico since 2006, less than one percent have ended in convictions -- stark evidence of the...
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Will Killers Walk Free in Cartel Ambush of Mormon Family in Mexico?

The brazen murder of several children and women from a prominent American Mormon family by cartel gunmen in northern Mexico has yet again highlighted the country's...
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AMLO Yet to Bring Justice in Mexico’s Ayotzinapa Case

After his landslide victory, Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador vowed to get to the bottom of a national scandal involving the disappearance of 43...
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Rare Public Apology Shines Light on Government Impunity in Mexico

The Mexican government recently issued a public apology to the families of five young people that were forcibly disappeared in January 2016 in Veracruz. The...
Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto
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A Legacy of Turmoil: Peña Nieto’s Tenure in Mexico

Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto ends his six-year term amid a rising body count, allegations of cover-ups, and having failed his nation on a variety of key...
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Ayotzinapa: What Four Years of Impunity Say About Security In Mexico

The unsolved disappearance of 43 students from a rural teachers college in Mexico four years ago put the level of collusion between the country’s organized crime...
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Security Crisis Stains Peña Nieto’s Legacy in Mexico

Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto’s final report on the state of the country showed that the security crisis will be one of his darkest legacies and one of the...
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Gruesome Killing of Mexico Students a Reminder of Ayotzinapa Mistakes

The gruesome killing of three students in the state of Jalisco has raised fresh questions about Mexico’s capacity to effectively investigate violent...
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UN Points to Abuses, Cover Up in Mexico’s Ayotzinapa Investigation

A United Nation’s body has accused Mexico's government of fabricating evidence and using torture to force confessions during its investigation into the...
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Paramilitary Group in Veracruz Police Carried Out Disappearances: Attorney General

Authorities in Mexico have ordered the arrest of more than two dozen high-ranking state police officials for their alleged role in a paramilitary group accused of...
Protesters demand justice for the 43 missing students
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Obstructed Justice in Mexico: Ayotzinapa Three Years Later

It remains unclear exactly how 43 students from a rural teacher's college in Mexico disappeared three years ago. And much of what is known about the case has come...