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Mexico Disappearances

Despite Grave Human Rights Abuses in Mexico, State Department Aid Keeps Flowing

Laura Weiss | Posted 07.23.2015 | Politics
Laura Weiss

The United States State Department recently released their 2014 Human Rights Report. The latest report describes grave human rights conditions in Mexico, including abuses committed by government agents, use of torture, poorly investigated disappearances, and widespread impunity.

The Disappearance Of 43 Mexican Students Is An Atrocity. But It's No Isolated Incident

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.22.2014 | World

Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we look at the case of 43 missing student...

Parents Of Mexico's Missing Students Cling To Hope

AP | CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 01.14.2015 | World

TIXTLA, Mexico (AP) -- Maria Telumbre knows fire. She spends her days making tortillas over hot coals, and experience tells her a small goat takes at ...

Mexican Army Finds More Than 150 Kidnapped Migrants In Border House

AP | Posted 08.06.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — Mexican soldiers have rescued 165 people kidnapped by a drug cartel and held for as long as three weeks in a one-story home alongs...

Mexico Disappearances Is Human Rights Crisis

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 06.05.2013 | Latino Voices

MEXICO CITY -- The number of unsolved disappearances in Mexico constitutes a national scandal and a human rights crisis, Amnesty International said Tu...

2 Mexico Kidnap Victims Sons Of Drug Traffickers

AP | MARK STEVENSON and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON | Posted 08.01.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — It started to rain last Saturday night and the temperature dropped. So 19-year-old Said Sanchez Garcia stopped home to get a sweat...

Mass Kidnapping Feared After 11 Vanish From Mexican Bar

AP | MARK STEVENSON | Posted 07.30.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — Eleven young people were brazenly kidnapped in broad daylight from an after-hours bar in Mexico City's Zona Rosa, a normally calm ...

Mexico's Creates Disappearance Special Investigations Unit

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 05.28.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico has created a special investigative unit to search for missing people and it is already working on locating them, authorities sa...

'The Most Severe Crisis Of Enforced Disappearances In Latin America In Decades'

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 04.22.2013 | World

MEXICO CITY — Human Rights Watch called Mexico's anti-drug offensive "disastrous" in a report Wednesday that cites 249 cases of disappearances t...