Embassy Row

By Morrison, James | The Washington Times (Washington, DC), December 4, 2000 | Go to article overview

Embassy Row


Morrison, James, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)


JUSTICE FOR MEXICAN

Jesus Reyes-Heroles got some good news on his last day as ambassador to the United States. A Texas court sentenced a U.S. federal agent to 15 years for shooting an illegal Mexican immigrant.

He called the court decision "a legal landmark for the protection of the civil rights of Mexican migrants."

The Texas district court of Dimmit, Maverick and Zavala counties last week sentenced Wilbur Honeycutt, a Drug Enforcement Administration agent, for shooting Abecnego Monje on Jan. 25, 1999. Mr. Monje, who was left paralyzed from the waist down, was attempting to enter the United States illegally when Honeycutt shot him.

"During the trial, evidence showed Officer Honeycutt had a history of hostility toward Hispanics," Mr. Reyes-Heroles said in a statement.

The news came Thursday, the last day as ambassador for Mr. Reyes-Heroles and the last full day as president for Ernesto Zedillo, who appointed him to the Washington position in 1997. He said Mr. Zedillo had been pressing U.S. authorities for the prosecution of the DEA agent.

"It is very satisfactory to obtain such an achievement in the last day of his term," Mr. Reyes-Heroles said.

GREECE, TURKEY EQUAL

The United States places equal importance on its relationship with Greece and Turkey, according to the U.S. ambassador to Greece.

Ambassador Nicolas Burns told a conference in Athens over the weekend that Washington tries to take a "balanced approach" to the two regional rivals.

"The issue is not what the U.S. does but what Greece and Turkey do," he was quoted as saying in Greek newspapers yesterday.

He said the United States and Greece have a "healthy relationship" that could become an "excellent" one if the two countries can resolve disagreements over issues such as terrorism. The United States has frequently criticized Greece for failing to do enough to combat terrorism.

Mr. Burns also took the opportunity to urge Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash to participate in a new round of talks on Cyprus expected next month.

Mr. …

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