Melissa del Pozo
International Experts Say Mexico Has Blocked the Search for Truth in Missing Students' Case
The experts — attached to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights — say confessions of detainees with credible complaints of torture underpin key parts of the official version of what happened to the 43 students.
Forensic Study Calls Bullshit on Government's Version in the Missing Mexican Students Case
The Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team found no evidence of the kind of fire required to support the government's earlier conclusion that the students were incinerated at a garbage dump. This is the second external study to demolish that version.
An Air Bridge Deal Promises a Way Out for the Cuban Migrants Stranded in Costa Rica
The first group from among 8,000 Cubans stuck in Costa Rica — because Nicaragua won't let them continue their journey to the US — are due to fly to El Salvador in January, from where they will be transported by bus to Mexico.
The Pope Wants the World to Pay Attention to the Cuban Migrants Stuck in Costa Rica
Thousands of Cuban migrants heading for the United States have been stranded in Costa Rica since Nicaragua closed its border to them in mid-November and other regional governments have rejected proposals to provide them with safe passage north.
Mexico's Human Rights Watchdog Says Excessive Force by Federal Police Killed Six
The watchdog said the deaths occurred following an operation in January to crack down on vigilantes in the city of Apatzingan in the heart of the troubled Hot Land region of the state of Michoacan.
Classmates of Mexico's Disappeared Students Reject Claims of Cartel Links
Student leader Omar García says the recent allegations, which stem from an intercepted phone call detailing a recent attempted kidnapping at the Ayotzinapa college involving local cartels, are designed to discredit the college.
Parents of Disappeared Mexican Students Are Furious Over Docudrama of the Case
The film dramatizes the government investigation's conclusion that the students were killed and incinerated in a rubbish dump after being accused of being members of a drug gang, a version the parents and international experts reject.
Government Trying to Discredit Critical Report on Disappeared Students, Lawyer Says
The lawyer who represents parents' of the students says a key detainee never confessed to ordering the murder of the students, as an official claimed.
Massive Mexico Protest for Missing 43 Students on Rainy Anniversary
Tens of thousands of protesters march in Mexico City on rainy day to show indignation over the missing students remains strong
Parents of Missing 43 Students Angry and Frustrated After Meeting Mexican President
The parents met with President Enrique Peña Nieto with emotions running high, two days ahead of the first anniversary of the disappearance of their children.
'Asleep' For a Year: Aldo Gutierrez, Forgotten Victim of Mexico's Ayotzinapa Attacks
On September 26, 2014, Gutierrez was shot in the head by Mexican police. 'He will return, slow, safe, and patient, like the turtles,' a brother says.
Mexico Arrests 'Material Author' of Attack Against Missing Students, But Offers No Details
Mexico's national security commissioner did not reveal what makes detainee Gildardo Lopez Astudillo the 'author' of the attacks that left 43 young men missing. Later, an Argentine forensics group confirmed the death of a second student.