Mexico remembers its dead amid drug wars

As country marks Day of the Dead, many families of the victims of gangs renew their quest for justice.

     People across Mexico are marking the Day of the Dead, a time to remember deceased family members.

    One woman, Katiushka Rodriguez, lost two family members in an incident which saw 18 men killed when a drug gang mistook them for rival gang members. The men were kidnapped, killed, and then buried in a mass grave, which was discovered a year ago.

    Rodriguez has taken it upon herself to see that justice is done. A year ago she met with Felipe Calderon, the president of Mexico, who promised to investigate the killings.

    Franc Contreras reports from Morelia.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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