2012 Mexican Elections

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Fathers of missing Mexican students blast president after meeting

MEXICO CITY - Angry fathers of 43 Mexican students missing for the past month turned on President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday, accusing his government of deceit, fostering impunity and bungling the search for their sons.


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Mexico arrests four gang members in students' disappearance

MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities on Monday said they had arrested four drug gang members involved in the kidnapping of dozens of student teachers who disappeared last month and are feared massacred. | Video

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Mexico arrests four gang members in students' disappearance

MEXICO CITY - Mexican authorities on Monday said they had arrested four drug gang members involved in the kidnapping of dozens of student teachers who disappeared last month and are feared massacred.

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Governor of Mexican state where students disappeared stands down

MEXICO CITY - The governor of a Mexican state roiled by the disappearance of dozens of students that has sparked protests and embarrassed President Enrique Pena Nieto, bowed to pressure on Thursday and said he was standing down. | Video

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Mexico says mayor, wife were behind student-teacher disappearances

MEXICO CITY - A Mexican mayor and his wife were "probable masterminds" behind the disappearance of 43 student-teachers last month in the restive southwest, the country's attorney general said on Wednesday. | Video

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Thousands march in Acapulco over feared Mexican student massacre

ACAPULCO Mexico - Thousands marched in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco on Friday to demand answers about the fate of 43 missing trainee teachers, who authorities fear were massacred by police in league with gang members.

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Thousands march in Acapulco over feared Mexican student massacre

ACAPULCO Mexico - Thousands marched in the Mexican beach resort of Acapulco on Friday to demand answers about the fate of 43 missing trainee teachers, who authorities fear were massacred by police in league with gang members.

German student shot by police in Mexican state of Guerrero

MEXICO CITY - A German student was shot and wounded when police in southwest Mexico opened fire on the vehicle he was traveling in, authorities said on Monday, the latest violence involving security forces.

German student shot by police in Mexican state of Guerrero

MEXICO CITY - A German student was shot and wounded when police in southwest Mexico opened fire on the vehicle he was traveling in, authorities said on Monday, the latest violence involving security forces.

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Missing students and murders eclipse reforms push in Mexico

IGUALA Mexico - For nearly two years, President Enrique Pena Nieto has sought to direct the Mexican public's gaze onto his efforts to open the economy and away from the brutal gang violence that blighted his predecessor's government.

IN THE RUNNING

Mexican presidential front-runner Enrique Pena Nieto greets supporters at one of his last campaign rallies in Toluca June 27, 2012.  REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Enrique Pena Nieto

Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) and Green coalition  Full Article 

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, presidential candidate for the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD), greets his supporters after a rally in Toluca June 26, 2012. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) led coalition  Full Article 

Josefina Vazquez Mota, presidential candidate from the ruling National Action Party (PAN), talks to supporters during her last campaign rally at Omnilife stadium in Zapopan, in the outskirts of Guadalajara  June 27, 2012.  REUTERS/Alejandro Acosta

Josefina Vazquez Mota

National Action Party (PAN)  Full Article 

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