Children taking part in a demonstration appealing for information about 43 missing students, from the Ayotzinapa teachers’ training college, in Tixtla, in the southwestern state of Guerrero, Mexico. Photograph: Jorge Dan Lopez/Reuters

The disappearance of 43 students in Mexico’s Guerrero state, youngsters widely believed to have been abducted and murdered by drug cartel gunmen, prom(...)

Marcelo and Maria, Michael McCaughan’s  hosts at the Zapatista village of Moises Gandhi, with their youngest two children, outside their home. The ski masks are worn as the Zapatistas still remain officially outside the law. Photograph:  Sergio Chua

On January 1st, 1994, the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) launched an uprising in southeast Mexico, demanding land, democracy and freedom. T(...)