President Enrique Pena Nieto told the families of 43 students who disappeared a year ago in southern Mexico during a meeting Thursday that he would create a new special prosecutor for all of the country's thousands of missing people.
Eduardo Sanchez, the president's spokesman, told reporters after the closed-door meeting that the families had presented eight demands and that Pena Nieto had instructed his Cabinet to analyze each and get back to them.
More than 25,000 people have disappeared in Mexico between 2007 and July 31, 2015, according to the government. The students' disappearance on Sept. 26, 2014, brought the issue back into the spotlight.
Among the families'...