A Massacre in Mexico; The True Story behind the Missing 43 Students.

Author:Alexice, Mya
Position:Brief article - Book review
 
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Anabel Hernandez; A MASSACRE IN MEXICO; Verso (Nonfiction: Political Science) 26.95 ISBN: 9781788731485

Byline: Mya Alexice

A Massacre in Mexico is a harrowing inquisition into the fate of forty-three missing Mexican students and the governmental cover-up. Author Anabel Hernandez, who fled from Mexico to the United States to escape deadly retribution for her investigative digging, delves deep into the corruption and violence despite threats against her life.

On September 26, 2014, forty-three students went missing. They had commandeered buses in order to observe the anniversary of a massacre that took place nearly fifty years prior. Instead, they found themselves in a situation that most of them would never escape. Many died, many were wounded, and many were forcibly disappeared, never to be found again. The state covered up the incident with lies, false accusations, tampered evidence, and more violence.

A Massacre in Mexico exposes a startling level of corruption, violence, and struggle in that country. Hernandez's writing...

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