Mexico’s Missing Students

On September 26th, 43 students went missing at the hands of the local police in the Mexican town of Iguala. The tragedy sparked national protest, the resignation of a state governor and sent Mexico to the International Court of Human Rights. How long have the Iguala residents suffered under police corruption? Are the students still alive? And will there disappearance prove a turning point for Mexico?

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Alasdair Baverstock MA is an award-winning multimedia foreign correspondent based in Mexico City, with more than five years of experience covering Latin America. Originally from London, and with full NCTJ certification, he specialises in news and feature journalism for print, radio and television. His work has previously been used as set-texts in British A-Level examinations. He currently works as CGTN America's Mexico correspondent, and has formerly published work in TIME Magazine, Daily Mail, The Atlantic, Penthouse, Fox News, BBC, Daily Telegraph, TRT World, and others.


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