Tapachula (Mexico)

Type: City
Name: Tapachula (Mexico)
Country: Mexico
Latitude: 14.91
Longitude: -92.269997
population: 197,968
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Mexican Crackdown Slows Central American Immigration To U.S.

The number of Central Americans reaching the U.S. border has dropped dramatically. According to the U.S. Border Patrol, 60 percent fewer unaccompanied minors were apprehended in August than at the height of the migration crisis earlier this summer.One ... [Published WAMC.org - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Mexican Army Discovers First Coca Field

Posted by siskiyou_kid republished from TelesurTV Mexican Army Finds First Coca Field The plants were hidden among banana trees to avoid detection.Mexican soldiers destroyed more than 1,000 coca plants after discovering the first coca plantation ... [Published Borderland Beat - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Coca crop in Mexico surprises officials

Authorities have discovered a coca plantation in southern Mexico, surprising officials because the shrub usually grows in the Andes and drug cartels normally import cocaine from South America.Acting on an anonymous tip, soldiers found 1639 plants hidden ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. Border Patrol Apprehending Fewer Central Americans

A man looks out towards the US from the Mexican side of the border fence that divides the two countries in San Diego. The U.S. Border Patrol says it has seen about a 60 percent drop in the number of Central Americans apprehended at the border.Mark Ralston ... [Published KUTRadio - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Mexico crackdown keeps migrants off trains known as 'La Bestia'

Around midnight, armed with flashlights, Mexican immigration agents halted "La Bestia" — the Beast."Come down!" "Come over here!" they shouted at the migrants clinging to the top and sides of the freight train.Some migrants scrambled, hoping to escape. ... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

ASUR August 2014 passenger traffic up 10% YoY

Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: ASR) (BMV: ASUR) said that total passenger traffic for August 2014 increased by 10.6 percent when compared to August 2013. This announcement reflects comparisons between August 1 through August 31, ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Ride to El Norte

Denis taught me how to tame “The Beast.” He was 12. I was 52.We met in a rail yard in Tapachula, Mexico, not far fr... ... [Published Texarkana Gazette - Sep 03 2014]
Entities: Tapachula (Mexico)
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

16 Disturbing Photos That Reveal The Darker Side Of The American Dream (GRAPHIC)

Note: Some of the photos below contain graphic imagery.Those who grew up in the United States are likely familiar with the "American dream," the national ethos that dictates all men are created equal, each endowed with a birthright to life, liberty and ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

3 Airport Operations Stocks to Consider for Your Stock Portfolio

08/18/14 - 03:03 PM EDTNEW YORK (TheStreet) -- With so many different investments options, investors often have a difficult time deciding which direction is the best one for them to take.Here at TheStreet, we attempt to declutter the excess of information ... [Published TheStreet.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 2 reports

Mexico stops migrants from climbing ‘Beast’ train

The operations came after officials pledged to take action to stem a wave of unaccompanied child migrants who have flooded into the United States in record numbers in recent months.Migrant rights activists and a consular official from a Central American ... [Published Mpumalanga News - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 3 reports

At least two dead as strong quake hits Mexico

PALENQUE, Mexico -   strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake rocked parts of southern Mexico and Guatemala on Monday, killing at least two people as shockwaves toppled walls and caused landslides. The US Geological Survey — which revised down the magnitude ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 3 reports

Guatemala Earthquake Destroys Buildings, Several People Killed

[ Life ]On Monday, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook the border between Mexico and Guatemala resulting in landslides, mudslides, and damaged buildings. According to reports, a newborn baby and three others were killed during the incident. Dozens were also ... [Published WebProNews - Jul 08 2014]

Quotes

"I'm scared to go north again, but one has to fight for one's family" says Jorge
"It's the first plantation of this plant seized in this country" General Sergio Ernesto Martinez told reporters late on Tuesday, noting that coca normally grows in the Andes more than 1000 metres above sea level
"We have information that this is the first plantation that has been located at a national level of this type of plant" Sergio Ernesto Martinez Rescalvo, the commander of the 36th Military Zone located in Tapachula, told Reforma
"I didn't have any need to leave, I had a good job, making about $45 a day" Rivera says. But one night when he was driving home, a car cut him off and three men charged him

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Mexican Crackdown Slows Central American Immigr... [Published WAMC.org - Sep 12 2014]
Mexican Army Discovers First Coca Field [Published Borderland Beat - Sep 11 2014]
Coca crop in Mexico surprises officials [Published MSN New Zealand - Sep 10 2014]
Mexico Finds '1st Coca Plantation' [Published InSight Crime - Sep 10 2014]
National: Deployment of elements of the Gendarm... [Published SIPAZ Blog - Sep 09 2014]
U.S. Border Patrol Apprehending Fewer Central A... [Published KUTRadio - Sep 08 2014]
U.S. Border Patrol Apprehending Fewer Central A... [Published WNYC - Sep 07 2014]
Mexico crackdown keeps migrants off trains know... [Published Los Angeles Times - Sep 07 2014]
Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste Sets New 52-Wee... [Published American Banking News - Sep 05 2014]
ASUR August 2014 passenger traffic up 10% YoY [Published Individual.com - Sep 04 2014]
Ride to El Norte [Published Texarkana Gazette - Sep 03 2014]
U.S. Officials Attend Gendarmerie Launch by Pre... [Published US Embassy Mexico: Mexico City - Sep 03 2014]
National: creation of mechanism for human-right... [Published SIPAZ Blog - Sep 02 2014]
Stowaway regrets ever getting on ‘The Beast’ [Published Seattle Times - Aug 30 2014]
A failed journey: Central American migrants tur... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Aug 30 2014]
Meet Jesús, A 17-Year-Old Living In Crushing Po... [Published Think Progress - Aug 28 2014]
The boy who rode The Beast to the US [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 27 2014]
Photographer Nicola Okin Frioli captures violen... [Published Capital Bay - Aug 24 2014]
Looking back on a child migrant's journey north... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 22 2014]
These Salvadorian parents detail their sons' ha... [Published Public Radio International - Aug 19 2014]
16 Disturbing Photos That Reveal The Darker Sid... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 19 2014]
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Along route north, shelter operators heed calli... [Published McClatchy DC - Aug 13 2014]
Powerful Portraits Highlight The Abuse Suffered... [Published TAXI - Aug 12 2014]
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Mexican Army Discovers First Coca Field [Published Borderland Beat - Sep 11 2014]
Posted by siskiyou_kid republished from TelesurTV Mexican Army Finds First Coca Field The plants were hidden among banana trees to avoid detection.Mexican soldiers destroyed more than 1,000 coca plants after discovering the first coca plantation ...
National: Deployment of elements of the Gendarm... [Published SIPAZ Blog - Sep 09 2014]
(@cuartooscuro) On September 1, the National Safety Commission (CNS) reported that elements of the Gendarmerie Division, the new agency of the Federal Police (FP), were deployed to the states of Baja California, Chiapas, Guanajuato, Jalisco and ...
National: creation of mechanism for human-right... [Published SIPAZ Blog - Sep 02 2014]
On 19 August, organizations from southeastern Mexico decided to “launch coordinated actions for monitoring, so as to demand the observance of responsibilities amidst the possible increase in human-rights violations” due to the “Southern Border Program” ...
Meet Jesús, A 17-Year-Old Living In Crushing Po... [Published Think Progress - Aug 28 2014]
Katherine Pater is a Presbyterian (PCUSA) pastor and mission co-worker serving with Our Sister Parish, an ecumenical mission that seeks to build connections and solidarity between the impoverished rural people of Berlín, El Salvador and churches in central ...
Chiapas: denunciation of threats of possible at... [Published SIPAZ Blog - Jul 28 2014]
Migrant home “All for All” in Tapachula (@Centro PRODH) On 21 July, Carlos Bartolo Solís, director of the Migrant Home “House of Compassion” in Arriaga on the coast of Chiapas denounced that he had received a threat from organized crime groups dedicated ...
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