News From the Border

Providing the news from a different front but from a war that we must win as well! I recognize the poverty and desperate conditions that many Latinos live in. We, as the USA, have a responsibility to do as much as we can to reach out to aid and assist spiritually with the Gospel and naturally with training, technology and resources. But poverty gives no one the right to break the laws of another sovereign nation.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Seven Men Killed in Palomas; Police Blame Drugs

May 12, 2008 10:05 AM

DEMING, N.M. (AP) - Police say seven men have been killed in Palomas in a turf war among drug cartels in the Mexican border city south of Columbus, N.M.

Luna County Sheriff's Department investigator Gary Leyba says 162 gun shells were found were five men were killed Sunday. He says that according to Mexican authorities, the casings were from assault weapons. The sheriff's department says another 67 casings were found where a man and his son were fatally shot Friday.

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