The families had pinned their hopes for finding out what happened to the students on a panel of international experts monitoring the government’s probe. Now those experts are about to leave the country because the government will not renew their...
The violence began when armed men attacked a hotel that was housing federal police officers sent to reinforce security in the latest of many special law enforcement offensives that have failed to bring peace to the once-glamorous resort city.
The national human rights commission says it has a credible witness who saw and heard federal police agents okay the abduction of between 15 and 20 of the students.
The state governor claims there are no vigilante groups in Veracruz, but the armed men who say they are defending their community against the Zetas drug cartel beg to differ.
After disputing the Mexican government's version of events, a group of experts is claiming that the government is behind a smear campaign intended to destroy their reputations.
The appeal for a “pact of silence” in the beleaguered southern state of Guerrero is the latest effort by a Mexican politicians to look on the bright side of the country’s security crisis. Most have backfired.
Nestora Salgado is one of the most well-known leaders of the self defense militia movement that sprung up in 2012 as a response to the government's inability to protect citizens from local drug cartels.
The residents of Santa María Sur, in the violence-torn state of Guerrero, fled their tiny village in the middle of the night when warring cartels demanded they join the fight. Today they are living in a scruffy hotel, with little hope of returning home.
The tortilla industry in the beleaguered state of Guerrero is under attack from local cartels that are kidnapping and killing business owners and workers, as well as using tortilla shops as drug distribution points and lookout posts.
Nestora Salgado led an armed citizen militia against local drug cartels in Mexico and ended up in prison for kidnapping. A court ruling has declared her free in the original case, but new charges for kidnapping and murder could keep her behind bars.
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.