Nov 15, 2013
The Hope for a better life
Mexican judge found video compelling
Yanira Maldonado, an Arizona mother of three children and four stepchildren who spent nine days detained in Mexico under suspicion of smuggling marijuana, was released from a Nogales, Mexico, prison Friday, mainly because of that video.
US woman facing drug charge released in Mexico
This 2012 file photo provided by the Maldonado family shows Gary and Yanira Maldonado.
US woman facing drug charge released in Mexico, after court reviews case
An Arizona woman held in a Mexico jail for a week on a drug-smuggling charge was freed after a court reviewed her case, including key security footage, and dismissed the allegations.