Ginger Thompson

ProPublica

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Senior reporter at ProPublica, former reporter/Latin America correspondent at the New York Times.

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In March 2011, dozens - maybe hundreds - of people in Allende, Mexico were kidnapped and murdered one night by the Zetas drug cartel. Survivors say no one came to help.

Is the US to blame for a massacre in Mexico?

In March 2011, dozens - maybe hundreds - of people in Allende, Mexico were kidnapped and murdered one night by the Zetas drug cartel. Survivors say no one came to help.

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