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Latest update : 2014-11-14

Outrage in Mexico: Fury over missing students boils over (part 2)

Six weeks on, the outrage in Mexico is only growing. Anger over the presumed massacre of 43 apprentice teachers in the southern state of Guerrero is being fuelled by the government's apparent reluctance to act. Meanwhile, Mexico's young president Pena Nieto, who ran for office as a reformer, is feeling the pressure. How is he going to restore faith in his reforms? And can the case of the 43 students prove a turning point in the uphill battle against impunity?

By François PICARD

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Efren GARCIA

Spokesperson, Mexican Embassy in Paris

John ACKERMAN

Law Professor and Editor-in-chief, Mexican Law Review

Eduardo CUE

France 24 International Affairs Editor

Paz ZARATE

International Law expert, University of Chile

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