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August 2013 Blog Posts (12)

Remains Correspond to 5 Abducted From Mexico City Bar

What about the other 9 taken from the bar? What about the many others missing in Mexico?

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Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 29, 2013 at 8:47am — No Comments

Mexico Offers Reward for Drug War Missing

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Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 29, 2013 at 8:42am — No Comments

Interesting Map of Countries Most/Least Welcoming to Foreigners

Buried several hundred pages into a new World Economic Forum report on global tourism, past the sections on air travel infrastructure and physician density (by which they mean the number of physicians per capita, not the mass-per-cubic-meter of individual doctors), are some very interesting numbers. The WEF has compiled survey data from 140 countries estimating the attitude of each countries’ population toward…


Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 14, 2013 at 11:18am — No Comments

Fundraising Page to Help Find Bob Ehlert, Missing in Panama

Bob Ehlert, has been missing since June 21. He was last heard from in Panama (where he lives half the year). No one has heard from him, nor has his family been able to find any trace of him, yet. Please click here to learn how you can help.

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 13, 2013 at 11:17pm — No Comments

Missing Man's Dog Found in Mexico Border Town

The family and friends of a Canadian man who is missing in Mexico have new hope after his dog, Maya, was found alive. Marc Ménard was last heard from on March 14, when he emailed his family and friends to say he was in the border town of Nuevo Laredo and on his way…


Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 13, 2013 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Amber Alert: Mexican Authorities, FBI Search for Missing Girl

 Even as an Amber Alert for a missing San Diego County teen widened into Oregon and Washington, authorities said they are also looking for James Lee DiMaggio, the suspect in what they believe is a slaying-and-kidnapping case, in Mexico.

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Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 9, 2013 at 11:29pm — No Comments

Mini GPS Tracking Device

I would recommend anyone travelling to Middle Americas to always carry a Mini GPS Tracking Device. With this device there is always a Track in Time and Position on your location.

Another good device is The Spot Personal GPS Tracker with a Distress signal button. Simply push the button when something happens to you.

If you go missing at least there is a Trail where you last have been, and where you got in trouble. Even if the device gets stolen it will provide some…


Added by John J on August 8, 2013 at 7:06am — No Comments

U.S. Issues Global Travel Alert

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Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 2, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Why Are Men Disappearing in Latin America and the Caribbean? And Why Does No One in Authority Seem to Care?

The recent disappearances of high-school valedictorian August Reiger in Baños, Ecuador, andArmando Torres, a U.S. Marine, in Matamoros, Mexico, have begun bringing attention to an underreported problem that has become a…


Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 1, 2013 at 6:32pm — No Comments

State Dept.: Some Embassies to Be Closed Sunday -- Won't Say Which Ones or Why

More "helpful communication" from the U.S. State Department:

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on August 1, 2013 at 6:26pm — No Comments

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