"I don't put ketchup or Valentina on my pizza, I'll have none of that. Just garlic and chile, nothing more and nothing less."
The bodies of missing people are rapidly turning up in Mexico
Parents of the students see the resignation of Tomás Zerón as an empty gesture since he's being rewarded with another high-level government job.
With the number of homicides across the country at their highest since 2012, this weekend’s victims included two mayors gunned down.
Renewed cartel violence in the first half of this year pushed up Mexico's murder rate by about 15 percent.
Opium farmers in the state of Guerrero are starting to complain loudly about toxic fumigation, cartel violence, and poverty. The new activism comes amid tentative political moves towards legalization.
Carmelo Ramírez Morales decided it was time to flee Mexico when his family was told they would pay the price if he didn't step down from his role as a prominent spokesman within the movement demanding justice for the 43 missing students.
From the farmers barely earning a living from cultivating the poppies, via the entire communities forced from their homes by warring gunmen, to the growing number of addicts in the US — there are few winners along the route of Mexican heroin.
The torture took place 14 months ago, but the judicial action has only begun after its publication on YouTube fueled allegations that the practice is common in Mexico.