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.
Despite the damning report by an independent panel, a government official defended the original investigation this week. President Enrique Peña Nieto said he would meet parents of the missing as the one-year mark approaches.
Were they community police, or sympathizers of a rival drug gang? The armed people who took over Chilapa may have also taken at least 14 people who remain missing. Guerrero's governor met with the alleged kidnappers anyway.
With the case of the 43 missing students still looming over the state, Guerrero officials now say another probably mass disappearance took place after unknown men entered a town to 'free' it from a drug gang.
The former deputy police chief in Iguala was allegedly on the payroll of an organized crime group and has been on the lam since the 43 students vanished last September.
A Canadian CEO said his mining company has a "good relationship" with drug lords in Sinaloa, while at least six people in recent weeks have been killed in mining-related incidents in Guerrero.
Six months after the Ayotzinapa students disappearance in the town of Iguala, Mexican authorities have concluded their investigation, but a group of parents is hoping a cartel leader will provide answers.
Cartel members interrogated by authorities claim dozens of people — more than authorities admit — were attacked and killed because the cartel believed a rival gang was attempting to enter Iguala.
In this excerpt, VICE News correspondent Daniel Hernández travels with a volunteer search party in Guerrero, as they uncover a mass grave.
In this extra scene, VICE News travels with students protesting the 43 disappeared students to the Palo Blanco toll booths, as they commandeer the booths in order to raise funds for future protests.
VICE News follows the disappearance of 43 students from Guerrero, Mexico, as the parents of the missing and the community demand answers from increasingly suspicious authorities.