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Cubans in Mexico

Cubans Stranded at Border Hope for Trump Welcome

NUEVO LAREDO, Tamaulipas — The dream of arriving to the U.S. under the Wet Foot-Dry Foot policy has turned into a nightmare after hundreds of Cubans have been left stranded at the Texas-Mexico border. The islanders have a 20-day permit from the Mexican government to travel north that leaves them subject to deportation thereafter.

Child Run Over in Protest

VIDEO: Mexican TV Truck Purportedly Runs Over Child in Gas Price Riots

MONTERREY, Nuevo León — A Mexican TV truck that had been covering the ongoing protests over recent spikes in gas prices apparently plowed into a line of protesters, running over a 10-year-old boy. Mexican authorities have not charged anyone in connection with the case; local news outlets have remained silent and the TV station has not released any statements about the incident.

Texas Beach

EXCLUSIVE: Texas Shrimpers Net Cuban Mummy

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Authorities continue to search for answers as to how a raft with the mummified body of a Cuban national floated to the Texas coast. It remains unclear how many may have drowned along the way.

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Mexican Governor Demands Boycott of Texas

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon — As a result of President-Elect Donald Trump’s deal with Carrier to keep 1,000 jobs in Indiana, a Mexican border governor is calling on his residents to boycott Texas in retaliation.

Cartel Cash

Gulf Cartel Cash Smugglers Fear Reprisal After Texas Bust

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Federal and local authorities continue to look into the how a pair of men tied to Mexico’s Gulf Cartel tried to move more than half a million dollars. The failed smuggling attempt has resulted in some safety concerns for the suspects involved.

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Texas Police Raid Marijuana Growing Operation

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A man and his stepson have been accused of using their house in the city of Alice as an underground marijuana growing facility. During a recent raid, authorities found more than 60 plants that were allegedly being grown by the two men.