Salman Rushdie, Paul Aster and other prominent writers blast Mexican president over journalist slayings
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Salman Rushdie, Paul Aster and other prominent writers blast Mexican president over journalist slayings

AFP - August 17, 2015

 MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- A group of prominent writers, artists and intellectuals have called on the Mexican president to address the country's terrible record on protecting journalists…

Mexico sacks prison chiefs over Guzmán escape, offers bounty
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Mexico sacks prison chiefs over Guzmán escape, offers bounty

Laurent Thomet | AFP - July 14, 2015

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — Mexico's government offered a $3.8 million reward for the capture of fugitive drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán on Monday and sacked top…

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán tunnels out of maximum security prison
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Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán tunnels out of maximum security prison

Joshua Partlow and Nick Miroff | THE WASHINGTON POST - July 12, 2015

MEXICO CITY — Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, the world's most famous drug lord, has escaped from a maximum security prison in Mexico for the second time in…

Nuevo León region rebounds from drug-cartel barbarism to thriving foreign investment hub
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Nuevo León region rebounds from drug-cartel barbarism to thriving foreign investment hub

Nacha Cattan | Bloomberg - May 10, 2015

MONTERREY, Mexico — The attack that burned 52 people to death at a casino in an upscale neighborhood was bad. But what really scared Idalia Villafana's customers…

Mexico’s feeble police vetting ended in 43 vanished students
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Mexico’s feeble police vetting ended in 43 vanished students

Nacha Cattan and Isabella Cota | Bloomberg - November 19, 2014

See also: Elena Poniatowska: Mexican student massacre reminiscent of concentration camps MEXICO CITY — The Mexican police accused of kidnapping 43 students in Guerrero state two months…

Elena Poniatowska: Mexican student massacre reminiscent of concentration camps
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Elena Poniatowska: Mexican student massacre reminiscent of concentration camps

Diego Urdaneta | AFP - November 18, 2014

MIAMI – The famous Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska, who visited Miami for a writers’ fair, on Sunday called the likely massacre of 43 students a “great shame”…

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Nestle tweets a joke about the 43 students missing and presumed dead in Mexico

Caitlin Dewey | The Washington Post - November 11, 2014

https://twitter.com/CNNMex/status/531869822477672448 They say that the key to good brand humor is the sweet spot between the benign and the totally inappropriate. So late Sunday night, @CrunchMX —…

Outrage at likely Mexico massacre spreads to Acapulco
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Outrage at likely Mexico massacre spreads to Acapulco

Eric Martin | Bloomberg - November 10, 2014

Related: Mexico horrified by suspected massacre, incineration of 43 students MEXICO CITY — Indignation over the apparent killings of 43 college students, blamed on a drug gang working…

Mexico horrified by suspected massacre, incineration of 43 students
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Mexico horrified by suspected massacre, incineration of 43 students

Carola Solé | AFP - November 8, 2014

AYOTZINAPA, Mexico – Mexico was confronted Saturday with one of the grisliest massacres in years of drug violence after gang suspects confessed to slaughtering 43 missing students…

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Mexico governor steps down over student disappearances

AFP - October 24, 2014

Recommended: Mexico mayor accused of ordering attack on missing students CHILPANCINGO, Mexico – The governor of the Mexican state where 43 students vanished following a confrontation with police resigned…

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