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When a U.S. citizen disappears in a foreign country, the family quickly finds that they're on their own. We've been there and want to help.
Evidence suggests that Jenny Chen, missing in Mexico for a month and a half, may have accepted a ride from a Corona truck in her effort to get to Cancun to meet with her husband, Jonathan Reinhard. The beer company, however, has been less than forthcoming in Mr. Reinhard's efforts to find out what ultimately happened to his wife.
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on May 25, 2016 at 9:47pm
Law enforcement officials are warning people who are traveling to Mexico with their vehicles. A Reynosa, TX-based Facebook page recently posted a video showing an attempted carjacking on a busy street.
The video was posted late Thursday on ‘Reynosa Codigo Rojo’s’ Facebook page. It shows cars waiting at a stoplight, and then three men jumping out of a white car. The men approached a black four-door pickup in the next lane and attempted to open the doors. The traffic light turned green,…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on May 23, 2016 at 8:01pm
The passport belonging to Cody Roman Dial, a 27-year-old Alaska man who went missing in Costa Rica nearly two years ago, was found amongst human remains discovered in the Corcovado National Park on Friday, authorities in Costa Rica announced shortly before noon on Monday. Dial has been missing since July 22, 2014. The discovery of the remains came just two days before National Geographic was set to air a documentary about the young man’s disappearance.
Dial’s family has been informed…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on May 23, 2016 at 7:43pm
MAP member Jonathan Reinhard describes his contacts with the U.S. embassy in Mexico as “Completely frustrating. They’ve ignored me, promised to help and then not returned my phone calls.”
Many other MAP families will recognize Mr. Reinhard's frustration. As reported by the Seattle Times (because missing-abroad stories typically are only of interest to the victims' local media):
"Jenny Chen, a 26-year-old resident of Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood,…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on May 20, 2016 at 9:16pm
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on May 15, 2016 at 7:21pm
A body discovered on a beach just outside Costa Rica’s Santa Rosa National Park in Guanacaste is believed to be a German tourist who had been missing since entering the park with friends on Monday, according to the Ministry of Public Security (MSP).
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on April 9, 2016 at 2:20pm
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