Temecula, California honors Juan Dominguez by throwing him and his fiance their perfect wedding.
Hammar, a Florida native, was released on Friday after spending months jailed in Mexico, only to end up hospitalized on his way home for the holidays.
The bodies of nine men who had been tortured and executed by an unspecified Mexican drug cartel were found on Friday morning hanging from a bridge in the border city of Nuevo Laredo, in the Mexican state of Tamaulipas. The youngest victim of the massacre was estimated to be 16 years old.
The United States has deployed nearly 200 Marines to Guatemala as part of a counter-narcotics operation against the local Zeta drug cartel, dubbed “Operacion Martillo” (Operation Hammer).