Mexico topic page

11:00 am on Wednesday May 25, 2011

North Charleston trio sought in human trafficking case (updated x3)

Update May 25: Rubi Bertaud-Cabrera pleaded guilty to a portion of one of the charges against her in the illegal sex trade case yesterday. What does this mean? That the victim, a 20-year-old Mexican immigrant, is no longer needed to testify and can...
5:44 am on Tuesday May 3, 2011

Cinco de Mayo comes nigh in Charleston; Here's a roundup to help you navigate

Image by Flickr user Dave77459 Yes, it is time to break out the festive glassware.The Mexican commemoration of the Battle of Puebla (that's Cinco de Mayo) is nearly here, and the wave of events is crashing down, so we're firing up this post that...
8:55 am on Sunday April 17, 2011

Mexican ID operation in North Charleston draws ire, rebuttal

Image by Flickr user sweenpole2001 The scenario is this: The Mexican Consulate for the Carolinas regularly visits North Charleston, using the Convention Center to provide Mexican citizens with identification and passport services. And that is...
6:15 am on Thursday November 25, 2010

Three alleged to have trafficked, held young Mexican woman for sex work

Image by Flickr user freefotoukUnpleasant attention has fallen on the Pepperhill subdivision of North Charleston off Ashley Phosphate Road after a young Mexican woman was found wandering the streets. She says she was brought into the country under...
5:22 am on Tuesday August 5, 2008

Charges unlikely over children who drowned in subdivision

[gmap markers=blue::33.064283854749256,-80.25684356689453 |zoom=10 |center=33.054716488042736,-80.20843505859375 |width=220px |height=180px |control=Small |type=Map] After being lambasted by The Newsless Courier for not identifying the children who...