‘Not animals’: Guatemala family mourns niece killed by U.S. Border Patrol

Dominga Vicente reacts during a news conference while talking about the killing of her relative Claudia Gomez, a Guatemalan immigrant killed by an US Border Patrol officer on Wednesday while entering illegally to Texas, during a news conference in Guatemala City, Guatemala May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Luis Echeverria

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – The family of a 19-year-old Guatemalan woman killed by a U.S. border patrol officer called on Friday for the United States to dial-back its rhetoric on migrants, after President Donald Trump described gang members entering the country as “animals.” The woman, identified by her family as Claudia Gomez, was shot on […]

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