During Latin America's "dirty wars" in the 1970s and '80s, as many as 30,000 Argentinians and 3,400 Chileans disappeared. However, in the last 14 years more than 79,000 Mexicans have disappeared, often victims of narcoterrorism, human trafficking, kidnapping, and state security forces. With new mass graves being exhumed regularly, this article from The Washington Post profiles the search for Mexico's disappeared and the fragile security situation in the United States's most populous neighbor and 2nd-largest trading partner.
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