CITY GOVERNMENT TRULY RUN AMOK. A DEADLY MAYOR…… SOUTHERN MEXICO TRIP ANYONE?


Mexico prosecutor: Iguala mayor linked to attack on students that left 6 dead, 43 missing

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    FILE – In this May 8, 2014 file photo, the mayor of the city of Iguala, Jose Luis Abarca, right, and his wife Maria de los Angeles Pineda Villa meet with state government officials in Chilpancingo, Mexico. Abarca ordered a police attack that resulted in six deaths and the disappearance of 43 students who remain missing weeks later, the country’s top prosecutor, Murillo Karam, said Wednesday, Oct. 22. Karam also said Abarca’s wife has been linked to drug gangs and is now considered a fugitive, along with her husband and the Iguala police chief. (AP Photo/Alejandrino Gonzalez, File) (The Associated Press)

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.

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