Mexican Newspaper Editor Kidnapped, Beat up, Released

February 5, 2015 9:25 PM

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A newspaper editor from a Mexican border city is considering his future a day after three armed men dragged him from his office, beat him and threatened his life before letting him go.

Enrique Juarez Torres, editor of El Manana in Matamoros, across the border from Brownsville, Texas, said Thursday that his kidnapping was a warning from the Gulf Cartel for publishing reports in Wednesday's newspaper about gunfights in the area that left nine people dead.

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