Skip to comments.Drug wars push Mexican news CEO to Texas
Posted on 03/25/2010 10:14:24 PM PDT by myknowledge
SAN ANTONIO, March 25 (UPI) -- The chief executive of Latin America's largest newspaper company says he moved himself and his family to Texas from Mexico out of fear of ruthless drug gangs.
Drug-related violence, from Reynosa, Mexico, and elsewhere along a long stretch of border from Nuevo Laredo to Matamoros, is bloody and frightening, but "intimidation is the most frequent form of what takes place in the media," Grupo Reforma President and CEO Alejandro Junco de la Vega said in an interview with the San Antonio Express-News.
Traffickers go after the media with a vengeance in strategic border towns where drugs are smuggled by the ton, brazenly shooting up newsrooms and kidnapping and killing staff members, journalists say.
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I hope God protects this guy and his family from the cartel thugs.
Do you think he crossed illegally?
Feel sorry for the family he moves next door to. Yikes!
I feel for him but at the same time I don’t. He and the rest of them need to go back and face their problems and fix them rather than seek cover here, they just bring their problems here. Those problems just don’t go away by themselves.
Great.....Obama/McCain/Graham can now give him amnesty...
How did he get in so easily?
Simple. Just crossed the unguarded section of the U.S.- Mexico border.