US man charged over deaths of eight migrants

Washington (AFP) – US  authorities announced criminal charges Thursday against a Texas man after eight undocumented migrants he was transporting in his truck died after he crashed while fleeing police. Sebastian Tovar, 24, of Austin, Texas was charged with conspiracy to transport undocumented immigrants resulting in death, the Justice Department said. The crash came amid a fresh surge of migrants attempting to enter the country from Mexico and Central America. Authorities said Tovar refused to pull his pickup truck over when state police officers sought to stop him for speeding near the border…

Read More

HEDGE accordingly