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People near the international border in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, January 28, 2017.

A violent Mexican city on the US border has seen a wave of disappearances — and marines are being accused of carrying them out

Nearly two dozen people have gone missing in Nuevo Laredo since February, and many on the ground believe that Mexican marines deployed there for fight crime are responsible for them.
Former Veracruz Gov. Javier Duarte is handcuffed after a court appearance for extradition proceedings in Guatemala City, June 27, 2017.

A former Mexican governor has been accused of involvement in forced disappearances, and it points to a sinister problem with Mexico’s police

Disgraced former Veracruz Gov. Javier Duarte has been accused of stealing more than $3 billion, and now officials are formally accusing him of involvement in forced disappearances.