Michoacan, no man’s land or official transnational terrorism Lab?

by Mattia Pascal

The ineptitude, corruption and neglect of the former Leonel Godoy Rangel (Democratic Revolutionary Party) (PRD) government that the current constitutional governor of Michoacan, Fausto Vallejo, inherited, are reflected every day in the Purepecha Meseta. Continue reading

“Let them go” Plead the parents of the missing youths

Morelia Michoacan, August 2012 (AIM). – Parents of the three young members of the Movimiento Ciudadano party who disappeared in Paracho on July 22nd, came to the capital city to plead that the kidnappers to bring them back alive. “We beg for compassion and mercy, please let them go.”

Luis Enrique Castañeda Nava, Nava Diego Antonio Maldonado and Ana Belen Sanchez Mayorga, young leaders of the Movimiento Ciudadano party, had come at the invitation of the House of Culture of the municipality to provide a workshop for children, that was the reason for their visit. Continue reading

Parents of missing youth in Paracho cry for help

Morelia, Mich. – Parents of the three young people who disappeared weeks ago in the capital travelled to Paracho Michoacan, to demand help from the authorities in Michoacan to find their children. The relatives of the victims were accompanied by the national leader of the Movimiento Ciudadano, senator Luis Walton.

The parents requested that their children be returned. Neither they nor the Movimiento Ciudadano leader can think of any reason why the young activists may have been deprived of their liberty. Continue reading

Parents of missing youth in Paracho beg for their release

The parents of the three young people deprived of their liberty on 22 July in Paracho, Michoacan visited the capital in order to call for their release. At a press conference, Laura Beatriz Guerrero Castaneda, Guadalupe Nava, Juan Manuel Castañeda Guerrero said they do not need to know who took the youths, that the only thing they want is their freedom. Continue reading