Home | Community | Message Board


FreeSpores.com
Please support our sponsors.

Feedback and Administration >> Shroomery News Service

Welcome to the Shroomery Message Board! You are experiencing a small sample of what the site has to offer. Please login or register to post messages and view our exclusive members-only content. You'll gain access to additional forums, file attachments, board customizations, encrypted private messages, and much more!

Jump to first unread post. Pages: 1
Offlinepshawny
Mycobian
Male

Folding@home Statistics
Registered: 09/11/04
Posts: 1,332
Loc: Shroomery
Last seen: 9 years, 2 months
U.S. Consulate in Mexico to Reopen
    #4502153 - 08/06/05 01:14 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

U.S. Consulate in Mexico to Reopen
8/5/05 startribune.com

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) - The U.S. consulate in Nuevo Laredo will reopen, the U.S. ambassador to Mexico said Friday, a week after announcing the offices would be closed amid rising violence in the border city.

U.S. Ambassador Tony Garza made the announcement to reopen the consulate - which had closed to all but emergency services - shortly after gunmen killed a city councilman and one of his bodyguards.

In a statement, Garza said the councilman's killing underlined the need to crack down on crime, but would not affect the decision to reopen the U.S. consulate Monday, a week after it closed.

"This morning's tragic event once again highlights the need for Mexico to stand resolute in its effort to rescue Nuevo Laredo from the hands of the kingpins and capos that are actively undermining the fabric of life in both our countries,'' Garza said.

While Mexican officials had called the consulate closure and over-reaction, Garza said the Friday killing proved that unusual measures were justified.

"One week ago, I asked the government of Mexico to take swift and what I then called decisive action, and in my view, they have done so,'' he said, but did not cite specific actions.

His decision to close the offices, announced July 30, came after an attack at a private residence that included rocket launchers and grenades. Nuevo Laredo has logged more than 100 homicides since January, including the city's police chief who was gunned down hours after taking office in June.

Garza met with Mexican Interior Secretary Carlos Abascal on Wednesday.

"In the past few days, I have worked with my Mexican government counterparts, to gauge the state of criminal activity along our border, and obtain security assurances and an agreement on what needs to be done.''

He promised the United States would do all that it could to help Mexico defeat drug gangs who are fighting to control smuggling routes into the United States.


--------------------


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
OfflineCptnGarden
fuck this site
Registered: 05/13/04
Posts: 11,945
Last seen: 8 years, 11 months
Re: U.S. Consulate in Mexico to Reopen [Re: pshawny]
    #4502629 - 08/06/05 03:05 AM (12 years, 8 months ago)

"... police chief who was gunned down hours after taking office ..."

wow :thumbup: to whoever did it


Post Extras: Print Post  Remind Me! Notify Moderator
Jump to top. Pages: 1

Feedback and Administration >> Shroomery News Service

Similar ThreadsPosterViewsRepliesLast post
* In Drug War, Mexico Fights Cartel and Itself - Nytimes fall 1,739 3 03/29/10 01:05 AM
by fonguz
* Mexico Plane Crash Kills Minister, Hampering Drug War veggie 809 2 11/05/08 09:01 PM
by smokintheherb
* Mexican Drug Cartels Move North bodynotdead 1,602 2 09/21/07 10:15 PM
by Alion
* Drug Lord 'El Teo' Seized In Mexico veggie 2,175 7 01/13/10 02:52 AM
by deCypher
* 2 tons of pot found inside Mexico-U.S. border tunnel veggie 1,433 3 01/27/06 10:37 AM
by Microcosmatrix
* Mexican police find 24 bodies dumped by drug gang veggie 868 3 09/13/08 02:25 PM
by MarioTrip
* Renegade Squad Took Mexican Cartel Feud to U.S. bugabuga420 965 0 12/08/09 04:33 PM
by bugabuga420
* Mexico enacts 'personal use' drug law
( 1 2 all )
pftek 3,710 28 08/25/09 11:13 PM
by intricacy

Extra information
You cannot start new topics / You cannot reply to topics
HTML is disabled / BBCode is enabled
Moderator: motaman, karode13, Alan Rockefeller, naum, Mostly_Harmless
483 topic views. 0 members, 3 guests and 0 web crawlers are browsing this forum.
[ Toggle Favorite | Print Topic | Stats ]
Search this thread:
Crestline Sales - MycoPath
Please support our sponsors.

Copyright 1997-2018 Mind Media. Some rights reserved.

Generated in 0.095 seconds spending 0.033 seconds on 31 queries and 0.034 seconds on Sphinx.