29 August 2005

U.S. Marine Killed in Border City

When are we, as American’s going to realize that the GWOT starts at our borders? Each day, thousands of potential terrorists slip across our borders. The crimes committed are not limited to border violations.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A U.S. Marine was shot dead in the crime-ridden Mexican city of Ciudad Juarez in the early hours of Monday morning, a U.S. official said.

Mexican media named the soldier as Herbert Galvan, 23, a sergeant, who was shot apparently during an argument with the driver of a vehicle that sped away.

Chihuahua state's attorney general, Patricia Gonzalez, told the United States that authorities would "pursue vigorously those responsible," the U.S. official said.

Violent crime is common in Ciudad Juarez, across from El Paso, Texas, where drug trafficking gangs are based.

More than 300 women have been murdered in the city since 1993 in a systematic killing spree that has largely gone unsolved.
When my grandmother came to the U.S. from Guadalaraja, she did it legally and painfully. The time has come to make the trip trip to the U.S. a little more legal and a whole lot less painful.

Open Post Thanks to The Mudville Gazette

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