Nation: Torture Trial in Tucson

Two "Anglo " brothers are accused of persecuting Mexicans

Down U.S. Highway 80, past Wyatt Earp's haunts, past a dreary town called Tombstone, lies the border city of Douglas in Arizona's sparsely populated Cochise County. Signs pointing to Mexico dot Main Street, and an estimated 10,000 of the 15,000 residents of Douglas are Mexican Americans. Most of them have relatives living across the border in Agua Prieta, or "AP," as the locals say.

Some 250 miles east of where the party of illegal immigrants died in the desert, Douglas was the site of an episode that reflects another bitter and brutal aspect of...

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