Tijuana has 10,000 migrants, and the other 16,000 are spread among 11 cities along Mexico's northern border.
“This exponential growth is due to the organizational and political work of the Zapatista women, men, children and elderly,” the group said.Full Story
Among the leading causes of death are drowning, road accidents, dehydration and lack of timely medical attention.
“We travel daily with the fear that when we leave home we will be harassed in the streets, harassed in public transport, work, or school," a petition from protesters read.
"I fear that the day the 43 are found, the many other cases will be forgotten," said the former member of the United Nations.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s administration said it will request that the suspected perpetrator be extradited to Mexico for trial.
Violence against women is a persistent problem in Mexico. This year alone. around 9,000 rape cases were reported in the country.
A Pew Center study found that there is a broad public support for path to legal status for undocumented immigrants.
Del Toro made a point of highlighting he was a Mexican and an immigrant during the ceremony.
The families regret that the federal government allows Buenavista del Cobre’s Cananea mine to have more rights to the water than the people who live along the river.
Mexicans nationals constitute about a third of the total number of dead, which stood at 22.