• A member of the Federal Police stands guard atop a vehicle in downtown Iguala, southern Mexican state of Guerrero, to keep the peace after a series of disappearances.

    Mexico’s efforts to address the large number of cases of enforced disappearances and abductions throughout the country in recent years have been marred by inexplicable delays and contradictory public statements, Human Rights Watch said in a letter sent today to Interior Minister Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong.