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New Evidence Points to Federal Police Role in the Disappearance of 43 Mexican Students

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.
Jo Tuckman
4.14.16
americas

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.
Melissa del Pozo
2.10.16
americas

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.
Melissa del Pozo
9.17.15
mexico

‘He’s Not Dead,’ Says a Father After Mexico Identifies a Second Missing 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.
Melissa del Pozo
9.17.15
americas

Could Mexican Officials Eventually Face Charges for Failings in Missing Students Case?

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.
Melissa del Pozo and Daniel Hernandez
9.10.15
americas

Serious Faults Found in Mexico’s Handling of Missing Students Case, Independent Team Says

Dentures were found at the dump where the students were supposedly incinerated, among other anomalies detailed by the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team. The attorney general struck back at the group, calling its assertions "speculation."
Andalusia Knoll
2.9.15
americas

Townspeople Were Forced to Help Cartel on Night of Attacks on Mexican Students, Report Says

Locals in Chilacachapa told a Mexican newspaper that the Guerreros Unidos cartel rode through their town and carried away 25 people to help them against students "who were going to start a revolution." It is unclear what aid they gave the gang.
Daniel Hernandez
12.16.14
mexico

Mexico's Disappeared Students (Dispatch 1)

Mexico's Attorney General has confirmed that human remains found in a river in Cocula, Guerrero, were those of Alexander Mora, one of the missing 43 Ayotzinapa students.
VICE News
12.9.14
mexico

Discovering a Mass Grave: Mexico's Disappeared Students (Excerpt)

In this excerpt, VICE News correspondent Daniel Hernández travels with a volunteer search party in Guerrero, as they uncover a mass grave.
VICE News
12.5.14
mexico

The Missing 43: Mexico's Disappeared Students (Extra Scene)

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
12.4.14
americas

Conflicting Accounts of Another Mass Student Kidnapping Surface in Mexico

A sensational report surfaced this week of another mass kidnapping in the same municipality in Guerrero, Mexico, where 43 students disappeared earlier this year.
Meredith Hoffman
11.30.14
mexico

The Missing 43: Mexico's Disappeared Students (Full Length)

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.
VICE News
11.29.14
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