Mexican Authorities Filled a Mass Grave, and Now the Government Is Exhuming the Bodies
The local authorities have accepted that this was an irregular common burial site where bodies from the morgue were dumped without proper registration. Activists fear it may also contain the victims of extrajudicial killings, and forced disappearances.
City Reels After Its New Mayor Is Murdered a Day After She Took Office
Over 70 mayors have been killed over the last ten years in Mexico but while many have been rumored to have made deals with criminal groups, Gisela Mota enjoyed a clean reputation.
A Mayor Was Just Shot Dead in Mexico on the Day After She Took Office
Gunmen killed Gisela Mota Ocampo on Saturday morning at her house in the city of Temixco in the state of Morelos. Morelos Governor Graco Ramírez attributed the attack to organized crime.