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Read this useful article in the Tico Times
Spring Breakers who want to take a dip in the Gulf of Mexico south of the border should be reminded of security concerns when visiting Matamoros, according to a U.S. Department of State Spring Break travel advisory.
“Travelers to the Mexican border should be especially aware of safety and security concerns due to increased violence in recent years between rival drug trafficking gangs competing for control of narcotics smuggling routes,” the advisory states.…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on March 10, 2013 at 2:45pm — No Comments
Three years after his disappearance in Costa Rica and the Dixon family is no nearer to finding out what happened to their son.
Michael was last seen leaving his hotel in Tamarindo, Costa Rica on 18 October 2009.The British and Costa Rican response to the incident has been bugged by incompetence and false hope from start to end.
The Foreign Office did not tell the…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on October 18, 2012 at 9:43pm — No Comments
Another conversation with another mother (in this case, a mother -- could be a father, daughter, son, sister, brother, friend...) of a person missing in a foreign country, her own government (and mine) unwilling, unable to provide meaningful guidance, support, advice. I'm happy to be able to provide a bit of moral and practical advice and a connection with someone in her state who has been through the same ordeal. Then I'm on Facebook and see a guy who is scheduled to move in a couple weeks…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on September 8, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments
In a recent interview with the Washington Post, Mexico's Tourism Secretary Gloria Guevara argues that all of Mexico should not be tarred with the same brush in the area of safety.
"Mexico has 2,500 counties," Guevara said. "Eighty of those have issues. So does that mean that the entire country has issues? Of course…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on September 5, 2011 at 10:22pm — No Comments
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The Durango Human Rights Commission received 35 reports of disappearances in 2009 and 70 in 2010. Unlike in other regions of Mexico, there are no non-governmental groups investigating those cases and dozens more which were not reported officially.
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on May 29, 2011 at 10:36am — No Comments
Law enforcement bean arriving before sunrise ahead of the funeral at the Brownsville Event center. Read article.
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on February 23, 2011 at 10:56am — No Comments
Armed Mexican soldiers making an incursion into U.S.
Cartel wars spilling across the border.
Pakistan holding U.S. diplomatic staff -- against international agreements on diplomatic immunity.
Americans disappearing, being murdered, being unjustly arrested around the world.
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on February 16, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments
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
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