Skip to comments.AP Reports Bomb Has Damaged US Consulate in Mexico
Posted on 04/10/2010 3:02:35 PM PDT by Suvroc10
The AP is reporting that a bomb has been thrown over the wall of the US consulate in Nuevo Laredo on Saturday. Nuevo Laredo is a border city in Mexico. At the time of this writing, there are no injuries.
Reporting on Fox News, Gregg Jarrett confirmed this report at about 2:50 PM PST.
This is breaking news, and updates may follow.
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By all means lets give these terrorists US Citizenship!
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Warden Message: U.S. Consulate Nuevo Laredo Closed on April 12
CONSULAR AFFAIRS BULLETINS
Americas - Mexico
10 Apr 2010
U.S. Consulate General Nuevo Laredo issued the following Warden Message on April 10:
At approximately 11 pm the night of April 9, an explosive device was thrown over the fence of the U.S. Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo. There were no injuries, but windows were damaged. Authorities are investigating the explosion. The Consulate General and the Consular Agency in Piedras Negras will be closed to the public on Monday, April 12. The Consulate General and Consular Agency will reopen when we are confident that we have adequate security to keep our visitors safe. During work hours on Monday, April 12, U.S. citizens with emergencies can contact the Consulate General at (011)(52)(867) 714-0512 (from the US); within Mexico, (01) (867) 714-0512. The fax number is (011)(52)(867) 714-0512. For after-hours emergencies, U.S. citizens can call our duty officer at 044-867-727-2797 or our U.S.-based phone at 956-754-0197.
U.S. citizens traveling abroad should regularly monitor the U.S. Embassys website and the U.S. Department of State’s, Bureau of Consular Affairs website where the current Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Country Specific Information can be found. The U.S. Embassy also encourages U.S. citizens to review “A Safe Trip Abroad”, which includes valuable security information for those both living and traveling abroad. In addition to information on the Internet, travelers may obtain up-to-date information on security conditions by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the U.S. and Canada, or outside the U.S. and Canada on a regular toll line at 1-202-501-4444.
For any emergencies involving American citizens in Mexico, please contact the closest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. The Consulate General in Nuevo Laredo is located at Allende 3330, Colonia Jardin, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. The Consulate Generals telephone number from the U.S. is (011)(52)(867) 714-0512; within Mexico, (01) (867) 714-0512. The fax number is (011)(52)(867) 714-0512. For additional inquiries, please contact us at email@example.com, or visit our website at http://nuevolaredo.usconsulate.gov/
The U.S. Embassy is located in Mexico City at Paseo de la Reforma 305, Colonia Cuauhtemoc, telephone from the United States: 011-52-55-5080-2000; telephone within Mexico City: 5080-2000; telephone long distance within Mexico 01-55-5080-2000. You may also contact the Embassy by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Embassy’s Internet address is http://www.usembassy-mexico.gov/.
Ciudad Juarez: Avenida Lopez Mateos 924-N, telephone (52)(656) 611-3000
Guadalajara: Progreso 175, telephone (52)(333) 268-2100
Hermosillo: Avenida Monterrey 141, telephone (52)(662) 289-3500
Matamoros: Avenida Primera 2002, telephone (52)(868) 812-4402
Merida: Calle 60 No. 338 K, telephone (52)(999) 942-5700
Monterrey: Avenida Constitucion 411 Poniente, telephone (52)(818) 345-2120
Nogales: Calle San Jose, Nogales, Sonora, telephone (52)(631) 311-8150
Nuevo Laredo: Calle Allende 3330, Col. Jardin, telephone (52)(867) 714-0512
Tijuana: Tapachula 96, telephone (52)(664) 622-7400
Acapulco: Hotel Continental Emporio, Costera Miguel Aleman 121 - Local 14; telephone (52)(744) 484-0300 or (52)(744) 469-0556.
Cabo San Lucas: Blvd. Marina Local C-4, Plaza Nautica, Col. Centro; telephone (52)(624) 143-3566.
Cancun: Plaza Caracol Two, Second Level, No. 320-323, Boulevard Kukulkan, Km. 8.5, Zona Hotelera; telephone (52)(998) 883-0272.
Ciudad Acuna: Alfonso Gonzalez Ocampo # 305, Col. Centro; telephone (52)(877) 772-8179.
Cozumel: Plaza Villa Mar en El Centro, Plaza Principal, (Parque Juárez between Melgar and 5th Ave.) 2nd floor, Locales #8 and 9; telephone (52)(987) 872-4574.
Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo: Hotel Fontan, Blvd. Ixtapa; telephone (52)(755) 553-2100.
Mazatlan: Hotel Playa Mazatlán, Playa Gaviotas #202, Zona Dorada; telephone (52)(669) 916-5889.
Oaxaca: Macedonio Alcala No. 407, Interior 20; telephone (52)(951) 514-3054 (52) or (951) 516-2853.
Piedras Negras: Abasolo 211, Local #3, Col. Centro; telephone (52)(878) 782-5586 or (878) 782-8664.
Puerto Vallarta: Paradise Village Plaza, Paseo de los Cocoteros #1, Local #4, Interior #17, Nuevo Vallarta; telephone (52)(322) 222-0069.
Reynosa: Calle Monterrey #390, Esq. Sinaloa, Col. Rodríguez; telephone: (52)(899) 923-9331
San Luis Potosi: Edificio “Las Terrazas”, Avenida Venustiano Carranza 2076-41, Col. Polanco; telephone (52)(444) 811-7802 or (444) 811-7803.
San Miguel de Allende: Dr. Hernandez Macias #72; telephone (52)(415) 152-2357.
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Bombing the consulates that Americans won’t bomb.
Prayers for those within the Consulate.
These bombings and killings exceed the reasons Obama's Amnesty plans need to be put aside. Goes to show there are some in Mexico who have nothing but contempt for America. Some are no doubt already here via gangs and drug cartels; others from Somalia (and other terrorist countries) are defnitely here and have "disappeared" within.
United States Department of State
Bureau of Consular Affairs
Washington, DC 20520
This information is current as of today, Sat Apr 10 2010 15:10:03 GMT-0700 (PDT).
March 14, 2010
Mexican Cartels Using IEDs
Copy of AuntB’s earlier post
Somalis with terrorist links feared headed to U.S. border
[snip]Somalis with ties to a terrorist organization are believed to be plotting to illegally enter the United States after being mistakenly released from custody in Mexico, a confidential federal law enforcement report said. SNIPPET: Included in the group is Mohamed Osman Noor, 35, of Somalia, who U.S. officials suspect has strong ties to Al-Shabaab Mujahideen, an Islamist insurgency group in the ongoing war in Somalia with ties to al Qaeda. The report was written by an intelligence official with the Laredo Sector Border Intelligence Center, a joint federal task force under the Department of Homeland Security that operates on...
Michelle Obama will be down in Mexico next week. assign her to the task of figuring this out...she could practice her just move routine..
All I can say is stay alert.
“Bomb damages US consulate in Mexico; no injuries”
© 2010 The Associated Press
April 10, 2010, 5:04PM
SNIPPET: “U.S. State Department employees in the area had not been victimized until last month. That’s when gunmen separately chased down and killed an American woman who worked at the U.S. consulate in Ciudad Juarez along with her husband in their SUV and another man married to a Mexican consulate worker in a similar vehicle. All three had been at the same party.”
Lindsey Graham, please pick up the white courtesy phone. Lindsey Graham....
I’m hoping that this news helps put the brakes on the amnesty bill.
“By all means lets give these terrorists US Citizenship!”
Graham is on it today!
Schumer and Graham set to introduce immigration reform bill in Senate (”Si se puede”)
I think we should find a congressman/woman (whatever) to introduce an annexation bill to counter the amnesty bills. I think it should state that if illegal Mexicans want to become Americans they should bring their land and resources to the table for consideration as well. It’s only fair, right?
Thanks for your efforts. :-)
See you on the gardening thread sometime?
This is so disappointing, I thought the entire world loved the USA now that Zero is our president. (sarcasm).
The US citizens from the embassy that were assassinated a couple weeks ago were targeted because the husband worked for the El Paso Jail.
The rancher was murdered because he was a US citizen land owner.
These Mexican cartels, and their supportive ‘authorities’ have declared war against US citizens.
We will lose any war we refuse to admit exists.
We need to man our borders, end of story. If Mexico doesn’t like it, tough beans. They can’t control there population, we will have to. This is getting dangerous and it’s been bad even in my mothers neighborhood with MS-13 gangs. And that’s in Montgomery County, MD. Not a border town :(
“Let’s not jump to conclusions. We need to understand that America has acted arrogantly in the past and our chickens were bound to come home to roost. I am sure that Mexicans also believe in Mexican exceptionalism so we should just view this as an exception. Oh, and Sarah Palin is a doo doo head.” - 0dumbanddumber
I take comfort in the knowledge that this cultural misunderstanding will not be used as an excuse for mean spirited anti-immigrant racist retaliation.
It was early this morning when I read here that IEDs may soon be used in Mexico as a terror weapon. Its getting to be a very unstable place.
Schumer and Graham set to introduce immigration reform bill in Senate (”Si se puede”)
meanwhile the head cheese is off watching his daughter’s soccer game or else playing golf
Just what is the problem? This is explainable and reasonable. Maybe the mexos were just hoping to rely on our bomb-defusing expertise. They love the “gringos” now that nobama and his minions are in power. People need to lighten up and give reasonable consideration for the historical suffering of the proud mexican peoples. (EPIC SARC)
Yep, I’m going in and out today planting this, that and more...
obama voters must be wondering why obama has failed to make ‘the world live as one’. /sarcasm
Give peace a chance?
I don’t think so.
It’s more like “Give feces a chance.”
“at 11 pm the night of April 9”
All you need to know.
Never happened. Since the traitors put obama in offie the World loves us. If they love us, why would they want to bomb our consulates?
I didn’t know they had Amish in Mexico.....
No. He is getting his story straight and taking orders from his controllers, getting language, etc., etc.
“Bombing the consulates that Americans wont bomb.”
we’ll get people coming on here saying how safe Brownsville and Laredo are etc.... how inexpensive.......I am sorry...I just don’t see it....
WELLLLL we can’t do anything back..maybe we can appease them with citizenship THEN they bomb the flippin WHITE HOUSE!!
With all I have read about the problems on th border, Nuevo Laredo just might be the most dangerous town in Mexico.
Another location might indicate terrorists of the Arab variety, like a tourist attraction or Mexico City.
Not here. These terrorists are of the narco persuasion and their powdery white bricks are literally to die for.
They go through Police Chiefs like a kid does Pez.
Boy..Obama sure has made us all safer.../sarcasm. Let’s see..we have Putin re-newing the old soviet empire today...a suspicious plane crash of the entire Polish government and military brass...Israel being surrounded by terrorist jackals with Obama’s approval..Iran making fun of Zero and building their bombs...Qatar dipomats causing bomb scares on US planes and cracking jokes about shoe bombers as he goes to visit an AQ terrorist...and the destruction of our nuclear capacity to protect ourselves. All this in just a week.
Obama’s on a roll.
It’s open season on America and our allies now that Obama has told the world he wont defend us.
Permanently close the consulate office.
Permanently recall the ambassador and office staff.
Permanently close the border.
OK, now that’s solved anything else?
Early Cinco de Mayo celebration.
This can’t be true. I keep hearing how “warm” the people are south of the border.
There is a solution to the whole “border problem.” Simply admit Mexico to the Union as the 51st through 81st states. No more border, no more citizenship issues, no more smuggling. Oh, and all 111 million Mexican citizens- now US citizens- get to pay US taxes and obey US laws. Sounds like a plan to me.
If the citizens of Mexico don’t like the idea, then the border stays exactly where it is, and stays a border.
Time to send in Geraldo Rivera.
“We will lose any war we refuse to admit exists.”
Adding this thread to:
Hayworth vs. McCain — Primary Headline Roundup
[Over 200 posts long now with several hundred links]
Yes, I agree that in all fifty seven states, Mexico is by far the one Michelle 0bama has always been proud of. Juan McStain will pretend to seek an imaginary fence acrosss the border until after the primary. It will be constructed with wet noodles. Border patrols will be armed heavily with air whips.