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Mayor, wife accused of ordering attack on Mexican students
Mayor, wife accused of ordering attack on Mexican students

A fugitive mayor and his drug lord-connected wife ordered an attack on rebellious students that ended in the deaths of six people and disappearance of 43, Mexico’s top law enforcement official said Wednesday. Making his most direct accusation to date, Atty. Gen. Jesus Murillo Karam said what many Mexicans already believed: Iguala Mayor Jose Luis Abarca feared the students from a rural teachers college in Guerrero state would disrupt a party and speech that his wife, Maria de los Angeles Pineda, was holding to tout her accomplishments. She is head of a state social welfare agency. Using a code name, A-5, Abarca ordered local police to crack down on the students to prevent the...

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