The investigation was launched by the DOJ’s Inspector General’s office, which recommended that the Justice Department consider disciplining the 14 agents named. Holder said today that the report would be reviewed with “consideration of potential personnel actions.”
Unconfirmed footage of a man killed Monday by U.S. Border Patrol on the banks of the Rio Grande.
By TED HESSON
In recent years, studies show that net migration from Mexico to the U.S. has slowed to nearly nothing, and perhaps even reversed. Yet the border remains fraught with tension and militarism, as evinced by the fatal shooting of a Mexican man by a U.S. Border Patrol agent on Monday in the Mexican city of Nuevo Laredo.
Dangerous times along the border, as five people were killed by U.S. patrol agents last year, compared to just one death four years ago.
There is no return to the past. You have given our party a second chance and we will deliver results.PRI presidential candidate Pena Nieto • Discussing his party’s apparent victory in Sunday’s Mexican elections. It’s a fairly huge victory for PRI, also known as the Institutional Revolutionary Party, which fell from favor in 2000 after 71 straight years in power. It was a sizable victory — he received 38 percent of the vote, well ahead of the 31-percent second place candidate, leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who refused to concede — but far from a mandate. Realizing he has a lot of work to do, considering his party’s prior reputation, Nieto, a centrist, tried to make it clear that even without the mandate, PRI wouldn’t act as it once did. “My gratitude tonight is for the millions of Mexican who voted for me,” he said. “I will work for all of Mexico … I will govern for everyone.”