Tag: Mexico

Update on the Mexico Earthquake Aftermath

A hotline is available to help inform people in the U.S. in regards to the earthquake situation occurring in Mexico by the minute. The number is 1-855-463-6395. On this hotline, residents can obtain information regarding their family members. They will be informed if they are in the hospital or where they are located. The service known as C.I.A.M. Is provided by the Mexican government and has 40 operators that are working 24 hours a day. The intense earthquake has torn down dozens of buildings in the Mexican capital. Due to this, the Mexican government has now updated a map...

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No Justice Yet for San Fernando Massacre of 72 immigrants

7 years ago a group of 72 immigrants making their way into the united states were found dead in northern Tamaulipas to this day no arrests have been made in the case would you warn you that the images you are about to see are graphic. August 22nd 2010 the immigrants were found in a warehouse outside of the city of San Fernando. 58 men and 14 women were among the victims, most of them from central american countries. Each individual had their hands tied and a gunshot wound to the head. At the time of the massacre, a...

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Earthquake Hits Mexico City

More than 143 people are dead after a 7,1 magnitude quake hit mexico this afternoon. We spoke to a Mexico City resident who was working at the time of the incident. In less than two weeks, Mexico has seen two powerful earthquakes that have left more than 200 dead. This afternoon’s event can only be described as a horrific experience by those affected. This earthquake happens exactly 32 years from Mexico’s deadliest quake that killed thousands. Roberto David Smith Jimenez, tells FOX, since that date, drills are practiced yearly. Jimenez, says that despite feeling the tremor, overall the area...

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Car Chase with involved Shooting leads to 480lb Marijuana Seizure

A car chase that involved a shooting leads to the seizure of 480 pounds of marihuana Near Rio Grande City. Border Patrol agents stating they were following the driver of a 2007 Pontiac on La Prieta Road. Another agent who was parked on the street near the incident reported in order to avoid being hit by the suspected driver, he drove out of the way and pulled out his gun firing 4 times through his own windshield. The suspect drove into the river and swam towards Mexico. No one was injured. The suspect who fled was not identified. If...

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Mother Missing two daughters after parental abduction

Hidalgo County — A mother missing her two daughters after their father, Baltazar Vieyra took them to Mexico with him without her consent. She says she’s made several reports to local and county authorities, saying they don’t have the jurisdiction to bring the children back into the U.S. Maria Garces, mother of the 2 and 4 year old girls, now asks the community for help. If you have any information that may help the investigation you may contact the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s office at...

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