Mexican Media Offers Different Take On U.S. Marine Story
In recent months, American and Mexican media outlets offered sharply different views on the detention of U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi.By Jill Ornitz | November 1, 2014
The Mexican government has released U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi after he says he accidentally crossed the California-Mexico border carrying military-licensed firearms in his truck eight months ago. Tahmooressi boarded a flight for Miami Friday night after all charges against him were dropped. (Video via KGTV)
Tahmooressi's case turned into a high-profile crusade by conservative media outlets, demanding an American hero be released.
His mother Jill had to take to Facebook to request nonviolence after they began talking of staging a rescue attempt.