Tuesday, October 24, 2017
In Geneva a UN Committee asks an official Mexican delegation tough questions about the disappearance of the 43 students
The disappearance of 43 student teachers at Ayotzinapa has brought the issue of 'memoria' to the fore. Relatives do not want monuments. "You took them away alive, we want them back alive", they say.
President Obama has nothing to gain, and much to lose, by propping up Mexico’s corrupt President Peña Nieto. With Peña Nieto in Washington today(6 January), it is time for a change of policy.
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While there are great business opportunities for fracking, many are concerned about the cost to the environment and to people’s health.
From Guadalajara, LAB Editor Nick Caistor describes a country built on bones: both ancient and very recent.
Hilda and Mrio González are convinced their son Cesar Manuel is still alive. "The official version is a lie," they say.
An open letter from Panamanian singer Rubén Blades calls for an international crusade to end corruption and abuse.
There has been an overwhelming response to the protests organised by the missing students' families but no sign yet that the government will really listen and change.
It is estimated that half a million young women in Latin America and the Caribbean are lured into sexual abuse, with social media playing a key role.

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