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U.S. renews Mexico travel warning as killings mount
cnn.netscape.cnn.com ^ | 07/26/2005 | Reuters

Posted on 07/26/2005 10:19:52 PM PDT by Happy2BMe

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The United States renewed a travel warning on Tuesday for U.S. citizens crossing the border into Mexico, noting more than 100 murders had occurred in the border region since June.

The U.S. ambassador in Mexico, Tony Garza, said that with violence showing no sign of abating, the travel warning issued twice by Washington since the start of the year had been extended and would be reviewed as necessary.

One of the worst trouble spots is Nuevo Laredo, south of Laredo, Texas, where dozens of people have been murdered this year and some 30 U.S. citizens have been kidnapped since last August.

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TOPICS: Extended News
KEYWORDS: bordersecurity; bushamnesty; cartel; drug; federales; illegalaliens; invasionusa; laraza; mexico; ms13; nuevolaredo; travel; treasonatthetop; warning
Mexico is in serious and violent trouble.
1 posted on 07/26/2005 10:19:53 PM PDT by Happy2BMe
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To: Happy2BMe
Someone tell me precisely why we haven't sealed the border now?
2 posted on 07/26/2005 10:21:39 PM PDT by Prime Choice (Thanks to the Leftists, yesterday's deviants are today's "alternate lifestyles.")
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To: JohnHuang2; keri; international american; Kay Soze; jpsb; hershey; TomInNJ; dagnabbit; Pro-Bush; ...
Warning from the United States Government to United States Citizens considering travel to Mexico:

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The United States renewed a travel warning on Tuesday for U.S. citizens crossing the border into Mexico, noting more than 100 murders had occurred in the border region since June.

3 posted on 07/26/2005 10:21:58 PM PDT by Happy2BMe (Viva La MIGRA - LONG LIVE THE BORDER PATROL!)
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To: Prime Choice

It has to do with money. And lots of it.


4 posted on 07/26/2005 10:22:26 PM PDT by Happy2BMe (Viva La MIGRA - LONG LIVE THE BORDER PATROL!)
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To: Happy2BMe

100 since June?

Open borders, it's the next best thing...


5 posted on 07/26/2005 10:23:57 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (US socialist liberalism would be dead without the help of politicians who claim to be conservative.)
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To: Happy2BMe
It has to do with money. And lots of it.

Border wars cost even more money...or so I have been reliably informed.

6 posted on 07/26/2005 10:26:01 PM PDT by Prime Choice (Thanks to the Leftists, yesterday's deviants are today's "alternate lifestyles.")
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To: Happy2BMe

'some 30 U.S. citizens have been kidnapped since last August.'

HEY, why haven't we hearing about THESE people 24/7?

Are they getting released after a payout and the gov't doesn't want us to know about it????


7 posted on 07/26/2005 10:29:17 PM PDT by bitt ('We will all soon reap what the ignorant are now sowing.' Victor Davis Hanson)
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To: Prime Choice

McLaim said he wanted to use LASERS on the border!!!

sweet! But don't point them in their eyes!! That would be WRONG!!!


8 posted on 07/26/2005 10:30:18 PM PDT by bitt ('We will all soon reap what the ignorant are now sowing.' Victor Davis Hanson)
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To: Prime Choice

In order to become a member of the global community the U.S. must look like the global community. Therefore since citizens won't change to act and live as third world people it must allow third world people in to speed up the process.


9 posted on 07/26/2005 10:30:31 PM PDT by taxesareforever (Government is running amuck)
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To: bitt; Prime Choice
" HEY, why haven't we hearing about THESE people 24/7? "

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You probably have never heard about these either, have you?

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Mexican Army Incursions Into The United States

Mexican Army Incursions Into The United States
The Congressional Immigration Reform Caucus ^

Posted on 01/24/2004 9:54:01 AM PST by Happy2BMe

Incursions

During his travels along the border, Rep. Tancredo learned that the Mexican Army and Law Enforcement Agencies routinely make "incursions" into the U.S. A total of 23 were confirmed by the U.S. government in 2001, and there have been over 115 since 1996. The purpose of these incursions is not totally understood, but U.S. officials have speculated that they are designed to help facilitate the flow of illegal drugs into America, either by creating a diversion or by providing cover for the traffickers.

When Rep. Tancredo sent a letter to the Mexican government, the Embassy in Washington, DC sent a curt response to his inquiry, implying that the troops were merely getting lost. Not a single U.S. law enforcement agent on the ground in the southwest has agreed with that explanation.

Rep. Tancredo’s office has begun documenting new incursions as they take place. Most recently, two disturbing incursions have taken place. On May 17th, a Mexican Army unit led an incursion near Ajo, Arizona that ended with a shot being fired at a Border Patrol Agent. The agent was not hurt, but had two of his vehicle’s windows shot out. On June 14th, the Mexican Army opened fire (with high-powered .308 rifles) on a vehicle with 20 people packed into it. Six of the passengers were injured, two critically.

Despite Rep. Tancredo’s efforts to draw attention to them, each incident received only spotty coverage. You can read the accounts of each incident by following these links:

May 17th Incursion:
http://www.washtimes.com/national/20020513-27549872.htm http://www.washtimes.com/national/20020523-865103.htm

June 14th Incursion:
http://www.washtimes.com/national/20020615-91529269.htm

The issue of incursions needs to be confronted by the U.S. government before a catastrophic incident involving the loss of life occurs. If you have specific information about an incursion by Mexican military or law enforcement, please contact Rep. Tancredo’s office at (202) 225-7882 or tom.tancredo@mail.house.gov. You will remain anonymous.

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Congressional call for troops on border

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King to push crackdown on illegal immigration (Steve King - IA "Put our military on the border.")

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10 posted on 07/26/2005 10:36:57 PM PDT by Happy2BMe (Viva La MIGRA - LONG LIVE THE BORDER PATROL!)
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To: Happy2BMe; Zacs Mom; MeekOneGOP; PhilDragoo; potlatch; ntnychik; Smartass; Boazo; devolve; ...

hey I didn't know that ping!


11 posted on 07/26/2005 10:39:37 PM PDT by bitt ('We will all soon reap what the ignorant are now sowing.' Victor Davis Hanson)
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To: bitt

Unfortunately, I did.

Yet we stew and do nothing about it.

Thank God for the Minutemen!


12 posted on 07/26/2005 10:42:24 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Roll your own cigarettes! You'll save $$$ and smoke less!(Magnetic bumper stickers-click my name)
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To: bitt

Thanks for the ping bitt, I didn't know how bad they were, just thought there were some 'accidental' ones!


13 posted on 07/26/2005 10:47:34 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: Happy2BMe

This is scary stuff Happy. Sorry I didn't get to any of your pings earlier but I have been overwhelmed with pings and mail tonight.

Love your jokes though!!


14 posted on 07/26/2005 10:49:20 PM PDT by potlatch (Does a clean house indicate that there is a broken computer in it?)
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To: taxesareforever

In order to become a member of the global community the U.S. must look like the global community. Therefore since citizens won't change to act and live as third world people it must allow third world people in to speed up the process."


Not enough people know that this is the truth.


15 posted on 07/26/2005 10:51:49 PM PDT by philetus (What goes around comes around)
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To: Happy2BMe
When I was six my family drove from Dallas to Mexico city. I don't remember any problems at all. If you asked me to do it again today I would have you committed for your own safety.
16 posted on 07/26/2005 10:51:57 PM PDT by BigCinBigD
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To: Happy2BMe

How very true that is. It is not if it will spill over into the US, it is when....


17 posted on 07/26/2005 11:00:38 PM PDT by Americanwolf ("Never take life to seriously, You'll never get out alive." ---Eldred Hubbard)
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To: Happy2BMe; All

Click on the link and read the article....it's even worse than what was posted.

My gosh.....


18 posted on 07/26/2005 11:03:03 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Lord, we need a Logan miracle for Simcha7 and Cowboy. Please.)
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To: bitt; All
McLaim said he wanted to use LASERS on the border!!!

That's why high tech is an excuse to do nothing. What good is it when caught they are put up in a motel, given bus tickets or required to appear at a hearing (often ignored).

His excuse for not hiring 10,000 new border agents...it would be impossible and takes time, but stammered some support for using the NG at the border until agents are trained.

Bush and the venal politicians are under their desks in the fetal position with ear plugs on despite polls to act.

To use BUSH's words on WOT, apply it to the illegals --

Bush and Congress: Either your for us, or against us!

Worse, a terror attack attributed to the border will all but ensure a Hitlary election.

19 posted on 07/26/2005 11:15:09 PM PDT by OnRightOnLeftCoast (Democrats: A firing squad in a circle)
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To: Happy2BMe
Our own border is more dangerous than Iraq it seems.

You'd never know by watching network news.

20 posted on 07/26/2005 11:37:14 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: All

U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT - TRAVEL WARNING - MEXICO
http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/pa/pa_2100.html


21 posted on 07/27/2005 12:31:53 AM PDT by Cindy
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To: Happy2BMe

Gee...I wonder why I don't see this on the nightly news?...of course!....It doesn't support the media bias.


22 posted on 07/27/2005 3:29:15 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Happy2BMe

"....dozens of people have been murdered this year and some 30 U.S. citizens have been kidnapped since last August.""

Simple solution. Cut NAFTA by 5% for each American kidnapped or murdered. Fox's butt would pucker up so tight you couldn't pull a string through it with a tractor. Of course this will never happen until we get a Republican President that is willing to live by the Oath of Office he swore to us to uphold.


23 posted on 07/27/2005 3:40:45 AM PDT by panaxanax
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To: Happy2BMe

...Would'nt go to Mexico in anything less than an Abrams....


24 posted on 07/27/2005 3:42:57 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: panaxanax

was it McLaim who said jokingly, " give Fox 10 million dollars, and for every illegal crossing over, we take away $10,000.....he'll stop this quickly...."


25 posted on 07/27/2005 5:13:52 AM PDT by bitt ('We will all soon reap what the ignorant are now sowing.' Victor Davis Hanson)
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To: bitt

Bill O'Reilly had a couple of segments last year about problems with the Mexican Military. I knew Nuevo Laredo was a hotspot because there have been numerous reports about how violent it has become. However, I didn't know the numbers on the kidnappings. I think that alone should get as much national publicity as the Holloway story.


26 posted on 07/27/2005 5:21:25 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Islam is not a religion, but rather a means of world conquest" - ALAN BURKHART.COM)
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bump


27 posted on 07/27/2005 5:40:42 AM PDT by XHogPilot (Islam is The Death Cult)
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To: Happy2BMe

I read the other day that Mexico is #2 behind Columbia with violence and kidnappings. There is no way I would go there. Even to their beautiful beaches. Why do people still vacation and spend their money down there? I don't get it....we have beautiful beaches here in the US.


28 posted on 07/27/2005 6:09:22 AM PDT by PaulaB (An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile .. hoping it will eat him last--Winston Churchill)
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To: DoughtyOne

Open borders, it's the next best thing...to murder.


29 posted on 07/27/2005 6:11:22 AM PDT by azhenfud ("Children, before crossing the street, always look first to the LEFT for danger..")
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To: Happy2BMe
I wonder how safe the interior of Mexico is for Americans? Cuernavaca and Mexico City for instance.
30 posted on 07/27/2005 6:14:07 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Happy2BMe


Drug wars....hmm. Could explain some of the violence continuing in Afghanistan (the main drug "supplier" to Europe). The Afghans don't want us there disrupting their drug business.

No wonder Old Europe hates us -- we're depriving them of their illegal drugs, driving up price...


31 posted on 07/27/2005 6:47:07 AM PDT by 4Liberty (Lettuce is $5 / head - when you add in the ER, school, welfare subsidies we pay for non-citizens)
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To: Prime Choice

Start with this summary.


http://www.eagleforum.org/column/2005/july05/05-07-13.html


32 posted on 07/27/2005 7:48:27 AM PDT by the gillman@blacklagoon.com (Google search CFR North American Community.)
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To: tyw; NationalistVisionary; whipitgood; Flyer; Jack Black; selucreh; txroadhawg; ...

Ping!

Please FReepmail me if you want on or off this South Texas/Mexico ping list.


33 posted on 07/27/2005 8:32:03 AM PDT by SwinneySwitch (Mexico-beyond your expectations! !)
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To: panaxanax
some 30 U.S. citizens have been kidnapped since last August.

I live on the Northern border. If this was happening here it would be front page news every day. The FBI, RCMP, OPP and local police forces would be conducting an intensive operation . Tourism would be ZERO. Why is this tolerated on the Mexican-US border?

34 posted on 07/27/2005 8:54:05 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (.)
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To: Prime Choice
"Someone tell me precisely why we haven't sealed the border now?"

CAFTA.

GWB is determined to ram CAFTA up our collective WAZOO's whether we want it or not.
35 posted on 07/27/2005 9:14:54 AM PDT by taxed2death (A few billion here, a few trillion there...we're all friends right?)
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To: taxed2death

See post 32 as well.


36 posted on 07/27/2005 10:01:05 AM PDT by the gillman@blacklagoon.com (Google search CFR North American Community.)
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To: the gillman@blacklagoon.com

Personally, I am against globalism and the steady march to a global form of governance. This where I have to part company with some of my "fellow" Republicans.

It is regrettable that there are certain "elements" in the U.S. that seek to reduce or eliminate U.S. National Sovereignty. In this realm we are 100% on the wrong track and the process needs to be interrupted and reversed. The problem is that the pro-Globalization elites have too much influence, for now.

It would be nice to see a President and a unified Congress one day bring an end to the seditious globalization movement.

Is the situation too far gone?


37 posted on 07/27/2005 10:18:17 AM PDT by Bald Eagle777 (Property tax is eternal rent. You can never own your own land. Why?)
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To: Bald Eagle777

Yes.


38 posted on 07/27/2005 10:24:05 AM PDT by the gillman@blacklagoon.com (Google search CFR North American Community.)
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To: Happy2BMe

bookmark


39 posted on 07/27/2005 11:33:09 AM PDT by Sam Cree (Democrats are herd animals)
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To: Former Proud Canadian

"some 30 U.S. citizens have been kidnapped since last August."

"Why is this tolerated on the Mexican-US border?"

Because Bush and Fox are in bed together. NAFTA, CAFTA, NWO, THE AMERICAN UNION (AU), Take your pick. U.S.A. will soon become absorbed into the "America's" and all that our brave founders fought and died for will be lost.

Every day I pray that Mr. Bush will announce a news conference and explain to us his reasons for ignoring the public on this issue. His silence is deafening.


40 posted on 07/27/2005 2:06:47 PM PDT by panaxanax
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To: biblewonk

Ping.

Mrs. Newgeezer heard this on the news this morning and thought of your daughter.


41 posted on 07/28/2005 10:29:04 AM PDT by newgeezer (Just my opinion, of course. Your mileage may vary.)
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To: newgeezer

Uh Oh, I wonder if it's safe to fly to Casamel(sp) and hang there for a week>


42 posted on 07/28/2005 10:49:33 AM PDT by biblewonk (They are not gods which are made with hands.)
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To: biblewonk

Sounds like the border region is the worst. As for Cozumel(sp?) or the Yucatan Peninsula, I've no idea. Would it matter to the young'ns?


43 posted on 07/28/2005 10:54:49 AM PDT by newgeezer (Just my opinion, of course. Your mileage may vary.)
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To: newgeezer

I doubt it. I'm sure the travel agent, which is where they would go to get advise, would splain to them how everything is just fine and dandy.


44 posted on 07/28/2005 11:07:08 AM PDT by biblewonk (They are not gods which are made with hands.)
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