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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Mexican’

On This Day, December 1, 1884

On This Day, December 1, 1884

Elfego Baca battles Anglo cowboys Elfego Baca, legendary defender of southwestern Hispanos, manages to hold off a gang of 80 cowboys who are determined to kill him. The trouble began the previous day, when Baca arrested Charles McCarthy, a cowboy who fired five shots at him in a Frisco (now Reserve), New Mexico, saloon. For months, a vicious band of Texan cowboys had terrorized the Hispanos of Frisco, brutally castrating one young Mexican man and using another for target practice. ... Full Story

Border lake shooting victim’s wife recounts

Border lake shooting victim’s wife recounts ordeal

Border lake shooting victim's wife recounts ordeal The Associated Press Berthoud, Colo., native Tiffany Young-Hartley, 29, told The Denver Post she and her husband, David, were sightseeing Thursday on private personal watercraft on ... Couple on water skis shot at in border lake San Antonio Express News By Lynn Brezosky BROWNSVILLE — Gunmen presumed to be Mexican drug operatives opened fire on Thursday on a couple riding water skis on the binational Falcon Lake ... Full Story

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