Unrest in Mexico over the Iguala mass abduction and almost certain massacre continued into the last week of November. While President Enrique Peña Nieto has sought to dismiss the protests as “violent” and aimed at “destabilising” his government, despite outbreaks of vandalism the majority of these have been peaceful and they have touched a raw nerve: the public’s perception of a government that has done little about epidemic-level forced disappearances or the impunity that has allowed it to flourish. There are also signs that the insecurity exemplified by the Iguala case is beginning to threaten the country’s economic prospects.

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