Keeping count of Mexico's missing

Estimates of the number of disappeared people in Mexico during a decade of drug and gang violence rival numbers from Argentina's Dirty War and Colombia's armed conflict. New laws protecting victim's rights require the government to establish a national registry of those who have disappeared.

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HENRY ROMERO

One of the startling unknowns in the story of Mexico’s recent wave of violence is just how many people can be counted among its disappeared.