Mexico Governor Resigns After Student Disappearances

October 24, 2014 4:18 AM

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The governor of the Mexican state of Guerrero resigned Thursday, nearly one month after the unresolved disappearance of 43 students that is linked to politicians, police and drugs cartels.

Ángel Aguirre Rivero said on social media that he was confident he had "made the responsible decision" in stepping down. He added that a regional parliament would choose his replacement.

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