Looking for People and Answers
For those of you who don't know my family's story, the story that led to the creation of the Missing Americans Project, I will briefly recount it:
My brother Joe disappeared on May 10, 2009 after taking a small recreational catamaran into the shallows off the West End of the island of Roatan in Honduras. Thanks to the efforts of friends and family across the country calling their congressmen to ask them to press for action, we succeeded in getting an exhaustive 3-day air/sea…Continue
I just stumbled upon this BBC article about the maddening wait the family of Alex Humphrey, missing in Panama since August 2009, has had to endure to find out if a badly burned body found last year is Alex.
Alex's Mom, Gill Humphrey said: "We are meeting diplomatic blocks every time we move."
Gill said Interpol Panama should have contacted Interpol in the UK to arrange for DNA from a male…Continue
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Agents at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge found the .30 caliber browning machine gun on the backseat of a Hummer H3 headed to Reynosa, Mexico, last Friday and arrested the 21-year-old driver from Pharr, Texas, the Customs and Border Protection agency said in a news release. Read the full Reuters article.
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Erika Gandara, police chief of Guadalupe, Mexico, has not been seen or heard from since being abducted two days before Christmas. Her predecessor was murdered and decapitated, his head was found in an ice chest. Gandara, 28, a single woman with no children, was the only applicant for the job and its salary of $580 per month.
"We have no police, no security, no electricity, no water, nothing," said one 25-year-old woman who was afraid to give her name.…Continue
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Three teenage boys were shot to death in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, and at least two of them had been high school students in Texas, according to this article on FoxNews.com. The boys were killed at a car dealership in the city across the border from El Paso, Texas, Chihuahua prosecutors' spokesman Arturo Sandoval said. He said there were no witnesses and no…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on February 7, 2011 at 11:09pm — No Comments
DUE TO RESENT INFORMATION I HAVE BEEN ASKED TO CANCEL MY PEACEFUL PROTEST
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
CANCELLED PROTEST WAS SCHEDULED FOR 02/12/2011
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Wael Ghonim, who leads Google’s marketing for the Middle East and North Africa, remains missing in Egypt. The company asks anyone with information about Mr. Ghonim to call +44 20 7031 3008 or e-mail email@example.com.
Meanwhile, Google engineers have worked with Twitter to build a service for people in Egypt without Internet access to post messages to…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on February 4, 2011 at 11:56am — No Comments
Will be taking a 6 hr drive just to go do a peaceful protest right by the gateway bridge in Brownsville texas.
Please come and join us and show your support if you can.
If anyone knows of any groups or organizations in the brownsville area that can help us by joining us or any other way ,please let me know.
Place: Gateway Bridge in brownsville Texas
Thank You everyone
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Not a lot of information yet. I hate to be crass, and of course I am praying for Mr. Salkind and his loved ones, but I can't help wondering if a little bit of Hollywood appeal might FINALLY generate some interest in the topic of Americans and others missing in Central America and the Caribbean.
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Let's just hope he's out of contact because of the chaos and has not come to harm.
Does anyone know of others who are missing amid the turmoil? Please let us know.
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Why only 5? What about the rest?
"FBI officials [say] until they can find proof of a crime, they can not get involved in the case."
Beautiful - we can't look for investigate until someone else investigates and gives us evidence. I've also heard the phrase "We need to be invited…Continue
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