Migration News: November 2-8, 2013

  • Marcela Turati, award-winning journalist for Proceso magazine, published an investigative report using declassified documents from the U.S. with information on the Tamaulipas massacres of hundreds of undocumented Central Americans between 2010 and 2012. (Proceso)
  • La Reforma reported that declassified documents reveal that the U.S. government highlighted the growth of the criminal organization the Zetas and the impunity of the Mexican government in the face of migrant killings in Tamaulipas between 2010 and 2011. (La Reforma)
  • Vanguardia reported that declassified reports show that since 2010 the U.S. government raised doubts in private and criticized the results of the anti-crime strategy of former Mexican President Felipe Calderón Hinojos. (Vanguardia)
  • Mexican authorities reported on clashes between armed groups and Navy forces in different parts of the state of Tamaulipas, leading to at least 13 deaths. (CNN)
  • The Secretaries of the Interior (Segob) and the Mexican Navy reported that the violent actions that took place along the Matamoros-Reynosa highway, led to the deaths of 8 perpetrators of the violence. (El Informador)
  • The Nation reported that the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) will continue its policy of using lethal forces against persons who throw rocks at border agents along the U.S.-Mexico border. (The Nation)
  • The government of Honduras presented a complaint before Mexico’s attorney general’s office (PGR) for accusations of illegal detention and sexual abuse committed by an agent of the National Migration Institute (INM) against detained Honduran minors in the town of San Luis Potosí. (El Heraldo)
  • Esmeralda Flores, of the organization Mexico’s Northern Border Initiative, participated in a roundtable discussion on the Deportation and Repatriation of Mexican Migrants. (Vertigo)

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