On Thursday, August 11, the story of two brothers from Mexico who left their country with the goal of fulfilling the American dream and coming to work in the United States was revealed. however, On the way they were not so lucky and died in the middle of their journey.
it’s about Carlos Enrique Mendoza Santiago, 23, and his older brother, Edgar Mendoza Rodriguez, 37, who have been leaving their home in Oaxaca, Mexico, since May 27 this yearBut two weeks later, they lost their lives while crossing the Arizona desert in the United States due to drought.
Apparently, the father of the two men, Mr. Facundo Mendoza Nolasco, was the one who discovered the tragedy, after he was called by the same “wolf” who was helping them pass to tell him that his two children had died in the middle of the desert, according to the media. Millennium.
“He spoke to me a week later, on June 2, saying that one of my sons, Carlos Enrique, had become dehydrated and could not continue the march…that the law of life is like that in the desert: ‘If you stay you stay’’,” Mendoza voiced the said medium, recalling the words “coyote.”
‘I asked him about my other son, Edgar, and he told me he had not followed the group either, because he could not see his brother, he preferred to stay,’ He continued, adding the moment when he discovered that neither of his two children had escaped the beams of the desert amid rising temperatures on the dates mentioned in the United States.
So far, Mr. Mendoza has not been able to return the bodies of his children, and the authorities have not given him an answer about the search for the bodies. The father denounced that he had been trying to bury Edgar and Carlos for two months, but the corresponding consulate would not have provided him with the necessary assistance.
“The lady told me: ‘I will pass it on to my manager so that he may explain it to him.’ I said, ‘But will you explain it to me? What did they really find?’. And he could not tell me anything.”about the response given by the authorities.
“I told him: Tell me what you will tell me, because I am ready. I have been searching for two months and days. If you have to tell me something good or bad, tell me, “I insisted,” Mendoza confirmed, referring to what was answered by the chief secretary of the consulate.
But he also revealed that shortly afterwards they called him to tell him that the Border Patrol had found the bodies of his children, as these men had identification documents.
“The Consulate told me that they, as good brothers, were found embracing. Also, for this reason, they confirmed that they were Edgar and Carlos Enrique.He expressed to the aforementioned media, noting the sad toll that his two sons had suffered and the way they were identified.
Now, Mr. Mendoza is asking the national authorities to help him return the bodies of his children, in order to give them a funeral as indicated by his faith. “I ask the chief, governor, or subordinates to listen to me, and grant me a visa so that I may go look for my children. I want to go for them and bury them in their land.”
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