Mexicans protest for their missing relatives | AFP

People protest in Mexico City for the country’s more than 40,000 missing people, on the International Day of the Disappeared. IMAGES

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With a bamboo bike, two Mexicans travel through Latin America | AFP

Tired of their routine and with a budget of only 550 dollars each, Jessica Funes and Aldo Garcia undertook the journey of their lives: a bicycle trip across Latin America, Aldo on a regular bike while Jessica with one made of bamboo.

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US parties have given “little attention” to arms control, says Obrador | AFP

Mexican President Lopez Obrador points out that neither of the main political parties in the United States have done much to strengthen arms control in the country, after a shooting claimed the lives of seven Mexicans in El Paso, Texas. SOUNDBITE

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Mexicans celebrate Day of the Dead with altar offerings

Residents of the town of Patzcuaro, in central Mexico, celebrate the Day of the Dead with altars filled to brim with candles, offerings, and the ubiquitous cempasuchil flower, or the Mexican marigold that guides souls on the traditional celebration held to honor the departed.

Mexicans dress up as ‘Catrina’ ahead of Day of the Dead

Mexicans dress up as “Catrina”, a Mexican representation of death, and take part in a parade ahead of the Day of the Dead celebrations. The character of La Catrina was created by cartoonist Jose Guadalupe Posada, famous for his socio-political criticism and illustrations of skeletons or skulls.