Parents of ex-U.S. Marine jailed in Mexico say he's losing hope

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jaroca wrote:

Their country…their rules….no matter how twisted it seems.

our state dept should help but at the same time people have to take responsibility for their own actions and this would include paying attention to world news and what has taken place in an area you wish to traverse.

Taking any kind of weapon out of this country is totally stupid, in my opinion.

His ptsd or any other condition doesn’t mean squat.

Being a resident/citizen of the gold ol’ us of a is no excuse for being arrogant and/or ignorant of other nations’ and people’s laws and customs.

Educate yourselves and be prepared to alter your normal behavior if warranted. Don’t assume anything.

Dec 10, 2012 11:55pm EST  --  Report as abuse
mlk57 wrote:

Wow, jaroca! You are out of line. Did you not read the story? The young man was trying to do the right thing and declared the weapon immediately upon entry into Mexico. It is not like he was trying to sneak it in. If it was illegal, they should have just seized it and perhaps be willing to give it back upon his exit from the country.

Dec 11, 2012 12:57am EST  --  Report as abuse
TeaOh wrote:

jaroca – you’re crazy. I say use your own advice, 4th paragraph.

I pray this guy gets out quick. And, P.S – lets all avoid Mexico.

Dec 11, 2012 4:05am EST  --  Report as abuse
COWHAND88 wrote:

Tom, get us in touch with the young man’s parents, wer’e going to raise funds for his release and push the envelope on this kind of thing that happens more often than you think (usually over drugs) you have my email through reuters.

Dec 12, 2012 11:09am EST  --  Report as abuse
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