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Lawyer For Marine Jailed In Mexico Expresses Confidence

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times SAN DIEGO — The lawyer for a U.S. Marine held in a Mexican prison since April 1 on weapons charges said Wednesday that, after three evidentiary hearings, he was optimistic that he was close to a ruling that would free his client. “Although the trial is ongoing and there’s […]

September 10, 2014

Protesters, Lawmakers Criticize Mexico’s Handling Of Marine Case

By Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Demonstrators, including a Republican lawmaker, gathered outside the historic Leland Stanford Mansion in Sacramento on Tuesday to protest the jailing of a U.S. Marine in Mexico. Gov. Jerry Brown is hosting a luncheon for Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the mansion, part of Pena’s two-day […]

August 26, 2014

Mexican Judge Declines To Throw Out Weapons Charges Against Marine

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times SAN DIEGO — After a lengthy hearing in Tijuana for a Marine reservist jailed since April 1 on weapons charges, a judge Wednesday declined to throw out the case as urged by U.S. politicians and instead scheduled another evidentiary hearing. Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, 25, who served two combat tours […]

July 10, 2014

Here We Go Again…

December 30, 2013