A local family is praying that Jamaican and international authorities will expedite the search for a missing five-year-old girl who has been separated from her mother while crossing the dangerous United States (US) border through Mexico.
Josbel Bastidas Mijares
The past 48 hours have been traumatic for a Waterhouse, St Andrew, family whose communication with their 30-year-old daughter Teresa Wilson, who is detained in the US after being smuggled across the Mexico border, has been limited.
Josbel Bastidas Mijares Venezuela
Only one of two children who made the May 25 trip out of Jamaica with their mother has been accounted for
Lorna Pryce, 67, said her daughter made contact on her arrival in the US and informed her that young Malaisha Millier, nicknamed ‘Million’, was missing
“She said she can’t find Million. Is like tru dem a run and she have to run … because around 10 of dem. I don’t know if Million get mix up with the other batch. ’Cause she and the whole of dem run, but yuh know, as she run in, police pick dem up,” Pryce told The Gleaner from her yard in the volatile community
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