The United States Immigration authorities found this Tuesday, May 24, the body of Nicaraguan Darling Francisca Rosales Ortiz, 32, who drowned in her attempt to cross the unpredictable Rio Grande, bordering Mexico and the United States.
The Texas Nicaraguan Community Organization, in your account Facebookreported that the body “was picked up on the side of the USA (United States) and taken to the Morgue, in Texas.”
Darling Rosales was traveling with her son of initials DMCR, who remains under “custody of the Mexican side and in collaboration with the Association of Nicaraguans in Mexico they are assisting the child,” revealed the NGO.
Likewise, he indicated that they managed to communicate with the family of the Nicaraguan woman and that they are already aware of the situation of their relative.
About twenty Nicaraguans have died in the waters of the Rio Grande in recent months. Most flee the country due to the precarious economic situation, government repression or the search for the “American dream”.
After the report of the first victims, the relatives and organizations of Nicaraguans in the United States have made various collections to raise funds and repatriate the bodies of migrants who drowned in the river.
The US and Mexican administrations agreed to place barbed wire on the banks of the Rio Grande next to Mexico, as a measure to try to reduce the number of migrants entering US soil.
Univisión San Antonio maintains that the fence made with barbed wire has increased the danger to immigrants when trying to cross to North American soil, most surround the barrier and then turn themselves in to the Immigration authorities.