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Parents of Mexico missing students lead rally

Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 01:02

Parents of 43 students who have gone missing in Mexico lead rallies demanding the government bring back their children alive. Yiming Woo reports.

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Alfonso Rodriguez's son, Christian, is one of 43 Mexican students who went missing after clashing with police in September. Rodriguez and other parents in Guerrero are demanding the government work harder to bring their children back alive. (SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) ALFONSO RODRIGUEZ, FATHER OF CHRISTIAN RODRIGUEZ ONE OF THE 43 MISSING STUDENTS SAYING: "The only wish my son had was to get ahead. As you can see my home is a humble one. We are poor and the wish of my son was to have a profession, to be someone in life and to help his sisters." The teachers in training are feared to be dead. Investigators believe they were killed by corrupt officers and drug gang members who were working together. The government's handling of the case has sparked protests across the country. Many accuse President Pena Nieto of caring more about Mexico's business interests than dealing with the gang violence that has killed thousands in recent years.

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Parents of Mexico missing students lead rally

Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 01:02