The Missing Americans Project

Looking for People and Answers

August 2011 Blog Posts (20)

Police Find 5 Bodies in Rural Area Near Mexico City

A phone call to a relative of a missing person led police to excavate a corn field in a farming town not far from the capital, and discover the decomposed bodies of five people, authorities said Sunday.A man, who has not been identified, told the family of the disappeared person that 23 bodies were buried in a field at Almoloya de Juarez, a town about 60 miles from Mexico City, Mexico state attorney general's spokesman Alfredo Albiter said.… Continue

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 30, 2011 at 10:57pm — No Comments

Mexico Counts Missing on "Day of the Disappeared"

Since 2006, the United Nations estimates that 3,000 people have disappeared in Mexico, a figure which includes at least 32 human rights advocates. Mexican investigative magazine Contralinea reports that there have been 300… Continue

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 30, 2011 at 10:46pm — No Comments

Irish Citizen Shot in Spine on Roatan After "Bike Parking Row"

An Irish man is battling for his life in Honduras after he was shot following a bizarre row over where he parked his bicycle. Joe O'Donnell (41) sustained horrific spinal injuries in the attack in Honduras on August 19. The attack is understood to have arisen out of a dispute with a local person. Read Full Article

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 30, 2011 at 10:41am — No Comments

Wild & Crazy Justice in Roatan, Honduras

At just past noon on Friday, August 19, Sam Wesley -- a West End business owner with roots on Roatán Island dating back to the 1840s -- came out of his house, pulled out a silver revolver, pressed it into Joe O’Donnell’s back, pulled the trigger and then walked back to his house without saying a word. There were at least five witnesses to the incident. As Mr. O'Donnell collapsed in the street, concerned shop owners Shannon and Christian ran to his aid, Mr.…

Continue

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 28, 2011 at 2:13pm — No Comments

Gimelfarb Family Offers $100,000 Reward for Help Finding Their Son

Roma and Luda Gimelfarb returned to Costa Rica on the two-year anniversary of the disappearance of their son, David, to offer a $100,000 reward for help in finding the missing 29-year-old. They also are in the initial stages of creating a non-profit organization to assist families when a loved one is missing in a foreign country. … Continue

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 20, 2011 at 12:20pm — No Comments

Family Searching for WWII Vet Missing in Mexico

This just in from KRGV in Texas:

"Britt May is an American citizen. His 10 children can't get answers from here or there. They've hit a wall..."

Please watch the video (right-hand side of the screen). More good coverage from Farrah Fazal.

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 18, 2011 at 4:07pm — No Comments

HELP ME!!

I NEED HELP PLEASE SOMEONE HELP US FIND MY BROTHER. He served in the Army for all of us, for this country. Someone must have resources to help us PLEASE contact me my tel 305 9150677 or 786-449-8180 the US embasy in ecuador does not get the OK from the country and the USA is not doing a thing to help us get access. He is a US citizen and an active Army soldier, a veteran from war and a person with a great heart. Please HELP US!!!… Continue

Added by Emilia Velez on August 18, 2011 at 11:06am — No Comments

Terry William Graham U.S. citizen missing in Serbia

Sometime in the middle of May, my son Terry William Graham, a 41 yr old U.S. citizen, is reported to have committed suicide in Belgrade, Serbia by jumping into the Danube.  Nothing about the official version of the story makes sense, from the shifting dates on which things are supposed to have happened and changing numbers of eyewitnesses to the fact that the Serbian authorities will not provide photographs of Terry's body or his clothes or even make available the results of the DNA tests…

Continue

Added by Barbara Ann Johnson on August 16, 2011 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Project Update

Been very busy of late, and am really grateful for the people who have been keeping active and engaged. Special thanks to Julie Jones for staying on top of missing persons news and forwarding relevant cases and doing outreach where she believes K9 search and rescue resources can be of assistance, and to …

Continue

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 15, 2011 at 5:40am — No Comments

Happy Ending! Missing Travelers Arrived Safely in Roatan

Our two New York teachers who fell out of contact with their families after leaving Guatemala have arrived safely in Roatan, Honduras. Thanks to everyone who went on alert for us...given the absence of legal and investigative resources in the region, it is never too early to assume the worst and work toward the best.

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 12, 2011 at 12:46pm — 1 Comment

Robyn Gardner Missing in Aruba on Nancy Grace

Click here to view

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 11, 2011 at 3:57am — No Comments

British Government Calls for Costa Rican Govt to Increase Co-operation Over Missing Journalist

From The London Daily News

If the Brits and the Costa Ricans would just work together instead of constantly finding fault with each other in the media, maybe the Dixon family could get some peace!

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 11, 2011 at 3:47am — No Comments

Help the Missing

For extra help locating missing loved ones,  go to www.helpthemissing.org  for information.

Added by Janet Parker on August 11, 2011 at 2:03am — No Comments

2 New York Teachers Missing Between Guatemala and Roatan, Honduras

Stay tuned for details.

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 10, 2011 at 11:52am — No Comments

Travel Partner Detained in Case of Md. Woman Missing in Aruba

From NPR

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 10, 2011 at 6:01am — No Comments

Civilians Being Attacked Across England

Recent reporting on the rioting.

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 10, 2011 at 5:25am — No Comments

Maryland Woman Missing in Aruba

Robyn Gardner, of Frederick, Md., was last seen Aug. 2 at the Renaissance Aruba Resort and Casino in Oranjestad, according to the Natalee Holloway Resource Center. The 35-year-old reportedly disappeared on a snorkeling trip at Nanki in the Colony. …

Continue

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 8, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Terry Graham Barbara Johnson

I can't imagine living my life and Never seeing my son again!  Why can't I get even proof that it is him?  I Love You Son!!

Added by Barbara Ann Johnson on August 2, 2011 at 11:41pm — No Comments

Terry Graham Barbara Johnson

Jeff,  I asked for the clothes Terry was supposed to be found in, they said they were in such bad shape they were destroyed, Levis? I wanted to get DNA from them. Shouldn't of his clothes gone to the investigators and not destroyed by the forensics institute? Another brick wall. Thank You, Barbara  Terry's Mother

Added by Terry William Graham on August 1, 2011 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Terry Graham Barbara Johnson

Jeff, Thank You for not giving up on my son, still haven't received any confirmation from the embassy!

Added by Barbara Ann Johnson on August 1, 2011 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Follow Us on Twitter

© 2017   Created by Jeff Dunsavage.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service