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Former U.S. Marine Confirmed Kidnapped at Gunpoint in Mexico

By JAVIER MANJARRES

Armando-Torres-IIIThe FBI has confirmed that former U.S. Marine Armando Torres was kidnapped at gunpoint as first reported here. Torres,his father, and another family member, were taken from the fathers home after the Marine decided to cross the southern border to visit his father who resides in Mexico.

Unfortunately, one of the latest victims is a former U.S. Marine veteran, who has disappeared in Mexico. According to his family, Armando Torres and two other family members were kidnapped by armed men, after Torres crossed the border in Brownsville, Texas to go visit his father who resides in Mexico.

 ”A cousin of ours from Mexico contacted his sister, his sister called and told us that he was picked up there in Mexico,” Torres’ uncle told the local NBC affiliate.

 Another family member, Patricia Torres, added, “They say when they got there, they were people with weapons and they picked him up.”  A missing person’s report was filed with the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department.-Fox

 According to the report, Torres’ friend and fellow Iraq War veteran John Fray is blaming President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder for Operation Fast & Furious for arming the drug cartels.-Hispolitica

The FBI is asking the public for any information they may have that would help them locate the missing Marine.



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Javier Manjarres

As the managing editor of Hispolitica, Javier was awarded the 2011 CPAC Blogger of the Year. Countless videos and articles from the Shark Tank and Hispolitica have been featured on Fox News, The Hill, Wall Street Journal, and other national news publications. Javier has also appeared on Univision’s “Al Punto” and numerous radio shows, including being the weekly 92.5 Fox News' DayBreak with Drew Steele political contributor, as well as one of NewsmaxTV's conservative commentators.

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