Category Archives: Security

Mexico rejects military probe in case of missing students

AFP – Mexico’s government Wednesday slammed as “baseless” military wrongdoing alleged by the parents of 43 college students missing and feared dead, rejecting the possibility of an investigation. One student has been identified among charred remains found near Iguala, but relatives of the young men refuse to believe they all died.

Body of aspiring actress found in water tank

Carmen Yarira Esparza Noriega deadFox News Latino – Three weeks ago, the residents of Grand Chapuletepec apartment in Mexico City complained about a bad taste in the building’s drinking water.

When city health officials went to check on the building’s water tank, they made a grisly discovery: Floating in the water they found the body of a 27-year-old resident of the building – a psychology graduate and aspiring actress, Carmen Yarira Esparza Noriega, who had been missing since last February.

Mexicans have less faith in state, municipal police

Terra – For most Mexicans, the work of state and municipal police has worsened. According to a national survey, 70.7 percent of adults felt that the work of these entities is little or not effective, against 69.6 percent who felt that way 12 months earlier.,4afb7b034aeca410VgnVCM20000099cceb0aRCRD.html

New report reveals 97 journalists have been killed in past four years

TeleSur – A new study by the National Commission on Human Rights released Wednesday reveals that 97 journalists have been killed in Mexico in connection with their work since 2010.

The research also revealed 22 cases of disappearances and 433 attacks against journalists and media offices since 2005. Investigations into the crimes have been carried out in very few cases.