Mexicans search for disappeared loved ones
08 October 2022 | 1:29 pm
Some 100,000 people are listed as missing in Mexico. People whose children, husbands, wives or friends have disappeared say they get little help from the authorities. They are often left with the grim task of searching for their lost loved ones on their own.
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