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Researchers in south Texas find mass grave with bodies of more than 100 migrants

A team of volunteer researchers uncovered a mass grave in south Texas this week, where the bodies of Mexican migrants were discarded like trash as they died trying to enter the United States. The Corpus Christie Caller-Times reported that the anthropologists working at the site found bodies in garbage bags,…

GOP candidate for governor doubles down after calling south Texas ‘third-world country’

When Texas Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott compared the Rio Grande Valley to a “third-world country” earlier this week, progressives and the Latino community in south Texas hit the roof. Democratic opponent State Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) called on Abbott “to apologize for his offensive and…