By VICE News
VICE News has closely followed the case of 43 missing teaching students in Mexico's Guerrero state. To help readers unfamiliar with this story, here is what we know so far.
By Nicolás Ríos
Manuel Contreras "was one of the biggest criminals in history," said one survivor of the Pinochet regime who celebrated with crowds in Santiago upon hearing news of the former spy chief's passing.
Were they community police, or sympathizers of a rival drug gang? The armed people who took over Chilapa may have also taken at least 14 people who remain missing. Guerrero's governor met with the alleged kidnappers anyway.
Emma Sanchez opened her son's ashes this week, and found only white powder. She is one of dozens of people who've come forward with fears that their loved ones were not properly cremated after a facility was found with 60 rotting corpses inside.
A massacre of civilians in Guerrero led to Angel Aguirre's first stint as the state's governor, and now another potential massacre has led to his downfall.