Mexico prosecutor: Iguala mayor linked to attack on students that left 6 dead, 43 missing
Here is an almost unbelievable story of public corruption with major fatal results. No other North American public corruption report seems quite as vivid and baldly evil as this one. In any case, be careful about trips to southern Mexico.
Published October 22, 2014
MEXICO CITY – Mexican authorities say the mayor of a southern town ordered a police attack that resulted in six deaths and the disappearance of 43 students who remain missing weeks later.
Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam said Wednesdsay that Iguala city police received an order that they said came from Mayor Jose Luis Abarca to prevent the students from disrupting an event at which Abarca’s wife was presenting a report.
Both the mayor and his wife are now fugitives.