Tag: Mexico

Mexico Ranks Second Deadliest Country in World; Experts Weigh In

MEXICO (KFXV) — A study places Mexico as second deadliest place in the world behind Syria and above Afghanistan and Iraq. Mexico’s violence death toll has risen to 25,000 from the constant drug wars. Fox News spoke to a cartel analyst who says the battle for territory will continue. Drug Cartel Analyst, Correa Cabrera has been investigating organized crime for the past years. She says although the violence is constant, a lot has changed between criminal groups in our region. Shootings, fires, riots — all part of the drug war in our neighbouring country, including Reynosa, Tamaulipas just steps...

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Houston Girl Missing Since December; May Travel to Mexico

Houston (KFXV) — The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing child. According to authorities, the family last saw 14-year-old, Yoselin Martinez Estrada on December 2nd of last year in Houston. Officials believe Yoselin may attempt to cross into Mexico. Yoselin is described as a Hispanic female, five feet one inch tall, and approximately 120 pounds. She has black hair and black eyes. If you have any information regarding Yoselin’s whereabouts, call Houston police at (713) 884-3131. You can also report any information to the National Center for Missing...

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Immigrants found trapped inside refrigerated trailer

Sarita, Texas (KFXV) – More than a dozen immigrants trapped in a refrigerated trailer are rescued by border patrol agents. The incident happened this morning at the Sarita Checkpoint. Border patrol officials release these pictures this afternoon. The rescue happened when the driver was referred to a secondary inspection. A K-9 alerted officers who then opened it up and found 18 immigrants among the produce. The temperature was set to 51 degrees, and there was no way for them to escape. Agents had to use bolt cutters to remove the locks. The driver did not have the key. He...

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Residents express concern about crossing into Mexico

Residents of the Rio Grande Valley are expressing concern when traveling to cities along the border like Reynosa, especially after a number of violent skirmishes popped up. Despite the violence, many continue to cross into Mexico to visit family or for business reasons. “ I don’t think it’s too safe to go beyond a certain area. But I think in the front where the main Centro is located it’s pretty safe there, because of the soldiers that are there to protect us.” – Kassandra Martinez Approximately two weeks ago, McAllen couple was caught in the crossfire between Mexican Marines...

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Locals React to Deportation of DACA Recipient

McAllen (KFXV) — Immigration attorneys are asking DACA recipients to get informed about their rights and to decline signing any documents until they have the correct legal representation. These warnings stem as a result of the deportation of 23-year-old Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez.  He was deported from California to Mexico in February– despite his DACA status remaining active until 2018. “It’s really important to know your rights.  Know that you don’t have to sign anything.  Know that you don’t have to give them any documentation.  If you have an ID, then present your ID to them, but that’s as far...

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