Friday, August 27, 2010

Illegal Immigrants - situation in Mexico

Wall Street Journal

This week's massacre of 72 Central and South American migrants in Mexico highlights a paradox the government here doesn't like to talk about: While it complains about the treatment of its own undocumented workers in the U.S., Mexico can be a far worse place to be an illegal migrant.

Mexican soldiers on Thursday fanned out near a remote ranch about 90 miles from the U.S. border where 58 men and 14 women from Honduras, El Salvador, Ecuador and Brazil were bound, blindfolded, lined up against a wall and executed.

A survivor told authorities that he and his fellow U.S.-bound migrants were kidnapped and told they would either have to pay a ransom or work as drug couriers and hit men, according to the Reforma newspaper. Authorities suspect the Zetas drug gang was behind the massacre.[...]

1 comment :

  1. Daas Torah is a shanda that you did not cover or posted an article on the death of a true Jew Yoseph Robinson. THe whole Jewish community is in mourning and you did not even pay respect to this holy man by writing something about him. It's just a shanda.


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