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Parents of Mexico’s Missing 43 Students Ask U.S. for Help

The parents of 43 education students from a poor rural town in Mexico that were kidnapped by corrupt police forces and turned over to cartel members who likely killed them, are asking the United States for help.

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2014 file photo, clandestine graves are taped off after 28 bodies were found in them near Iguala, Mexico. Mass graves are regularly found around the country _ 11 bodies in August in Michoacan state, 19 others in Iguala just last May. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Mexican Media Reports Yet Another Mass Grave, Government Denies It

Mexican news outlets quoting whistle blowers in the Mexican State of Guerrero have reported the discovery of 19 bodies in a mass grave and another with 22 bodies. The Governor’s office in Guerrero has denied the discovery and issued a statement claiming that the information was false and that federal officials have not notified him of their searches.

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Another Mexican Cartel Hitman Has No Regrets over His Victims

A Mexican cartel hit man has killed and disposed of the bodies of more than 30 individuals in that country and he is not sorry. The hit man’s logic is that the victim’s were in fact evil who would hurt innocents and the government would not do anything to protect them.

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Activist Executed in Mexico After Leading Push to Find 43 Missing Students

A activist executed in Mexico led the search for ten months for the 43 missing students in Mexico. Their disappearance and presumed murder has been linked to drug gangs and corrupt government officials. Hundreds, if not thousands, of people have dedicated themselves to finding evidence of what happened to these students.

FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2014 file photo, clandestine graves are taped off after 28 bodies were found in them near Iguala, Mexico. Mass graves are regularly found around the country _ 11 bodies in August in Michoacan state, 19 others in Iguala just last May. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Mexico Continues to Find Mass Graves as Violence Continues

Mass graves continue to turn up as Mexico continues to deal with its image of lawlessness. News outlets have begun to focus on this side-effect of out of control cartel violence the increasing number of clandestine mass graves nationwide.

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More Questions Than Answers Remain in Case of 43 Kidnapped Mexican Students

Almost nine months have passed since a group of 43 education students form the rural Mexican town of Aytozinapa were shot at and kidnapped by local police, Mexican drug cartels, and possibly the Mexican federal government. As time has passed since the fateful events of September 26, 2014, parents of those missing students have gotten more questions than answers, and developed a deeper mistrust of the Mexican government.

A police officer tries to fight the flames surrounding him after protesters began throwing Molotov cocktails and spraying gasoline at police in Mexico City.

Mexican Cop Set on Fire after Peaceful Protest Turns Violent

What started off as a peaceful protest by the relatives of 43 education students who were kidnapped by police in Mexico and likely murdered by drug cartels turned into a violent confrontation. Protesters began throwing Molotov cocktails at law enforcement causing one police officer to catch on fire.