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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.
Drug lord Chapo Guzmán's escape from a maximum-security prison overshadowed the arrest of other capos and underlined how few new ideas the government has brought to the fight against Mexico's cartels.
The meeting comes two days before the first anniversary of the police attacks on the students that also killed six people. Parents also began a 43-hour fast on Wednesday.
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.
Ten months after the first of the missing 43 students was identified, Mexico's attorney general said the second young man positively ID'd is Jhosivani Guerrero de la Cruz, 20.
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.
Joaquin Guzman's cinematic escape from the Altiplano federal prison in Mexico painfully exposes the weaknesses of President Enrique Peña Nieto's government.
Angel Aguirre stepped down six months ago after mounting protests over the missing 43. Now, in a political loophole, he could return to office on Friday night.
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.
Julio Cesar Mondragon left a daughter and a partner who tells VICE News she doesn't believe the government's story of what happened six months ago today in Guerrero. After police opened fire, Mondragon was found on a street with his face removed.
Jesus Murillo Karam is the first high-profile exit from the cabinet of President Enrique Peña Nieto. It came the day after the five-month march since the disappearance of 43 Ayotzinapa Normal School students, as thousands more marched in their memory.
Servando Gomez Martinez, known as "La Tuta," had been isolated in recent months under pressure from federal forces and the community militias known as autodefensas.