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November 13th, 2014
04:54 PM ET

Protests over 43 missing students in Mexico turn violent

(CNN) – Violent protests erupted in Mexico, about an hour's drive from the hot tourist town of Acapulco amid accusations of government corruption.

Protesters are facing off with police over the disappearance of 43 students, missing for more than a month now.

The government says a town mayor and his wife had a gang kidnap and kill the group. But parents aren't ready to accept that. The couple is now in custody.

CNN's Rafael Romo reports.

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