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This Grieving Family Wants The U.S. To Designate Mexican Cartels As Terrorists


Added 12-13-19 06:07:02pm EST - “Relatives of nine American women and children who were brutally killed in Mexico last month were in Washington this week to tell their story. They want the U.S. to go after drug cartels.” - Npr.org

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Npr.org: “This Grieving Family Wants The U.S. To Designate Mexican Cartels As Terrorists”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Adriana Jones holds images of relatives that were murdered this past November during a protest against President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in Mexico City on Dec. 1. The LeBarons joined the protest to express anger and frustration over increasingly appalling incidents of violence. Ginnette Riquelme/AP hide caption

Adriana Jones holds images of relatives that were murdered this past November during a protest against President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in Mexico City on Dec. 1. The LeBarons joined the protest to express anger and frustration over increasingly appalling incidents of violence.

It was almost dark when Shalom LeBaron reached the spot where her daughter, Rhonita Miller LeBaron, and four grandchildren were killed. LeBaron found the remains of her 10-year-old granddaughter in the backseat of a car that had been riddled with bullets and set on fire earlier that morning.

"Facedown, crunched up in fetal position because she was so afraid," LeBaron said through tears in an interview with NPR. "That's how her bones were found."

It's been a month since the brutal massacre of nine women and children in northern Mexico. They were all dual U.S.-Mexican citizens and members of the extended LeBaron family.

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