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Migrant With AIDS & COVID Dies While Held by ICE

Pablo Sánchez-Gotopo, 40, died October 1 at Merit Health River Oaks in Flowood, Miss., according to an ICE press release. “The preliminary cause of death was from complications with acute respiratory failure, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), pneumonia, acute kidney failure, anemia, and COVID-19,” the release says.

Sánchez had been held at Adams County Detention Center, a private prison under contract to ICE, since May, when U.S. Customs and Border patrol took him into custody near Del Rio, Texas.

Your reaction?

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by Anonymousreply 25October 22, 2021 5:58 AM

Saves us the money from deporting him.

by Anonymousreply 1October 21, 2021 11:53 PM

Why should we pay for the medical care for someone who shouldn’t even be in this country in the first place?

by Anonymousreply 2October 21, 2021 11:53 PM

Cry me a river

by Anonymousreply 3October 21, 2021 11:55 PM

[quote]Your reaction?

My reaction? Take your race-baiting, migrant-blaming post and shove it up you fat pasty-white ass.

2,441 Americans died of COVID on that same day. Perhaps we should focus on getting that number down rather than winding up the MAGATs in preparation for midterms.

by Anonymousreply 4October 22, 2021 12:01 AM

How can you bitches be so cold

by Anonymousreply 5October 22, 2021 12:03 AM

My reaction is that the USA should not have private prisons. It's typical congressional corruption that these are legal in USA.

Prisoners, including migrants in prisoners, have human rights included the right to lifesaving medical treatment, even the lowest of the low scum in prison have a human right to medical treatment. It's what makes a nation civilized.

by Anonymousreply 6October 22, 2021 12:03 AM

migrants in prison. not in prisoners 😳

by Anonymousreply 7October 22, 2021 12:05 AM

[quote]preliminary cause of death was from complications with acute respiratory failure, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), pneumonia, acute kidney failure, anemia, and COVID-19.

Everything but the hounds snapping at his rear.

by Anonymousreply 8October 22, 2021 12:37 AM

What happens when you Gotopo but no one will let you.

by Anonymousreply 9October 22, 2021 1:01 AM

Geez - full blown AIDS?

by Anonymousreply 10October 22, 2021 1:05 AM

He had a lot of medical problems, hiv was only part of the picture.

by Anonymousreply 11October 22, 2021 1:15 AM

This country doesn't even care if its citizens die from COVID much less migrants.

by Anonymousreply 12October 22, 2021 1:28 AM

R6, Americans have no rights to medical care.

by Anonymousreply 13October 22, 2021 1:30 AM

R6, Americans have no right to medical care.

by Anonymousreply 14October 22, 2021 1:31 AM

Tired of illegals and their bullshit.

by Anonymousreply 15October 22, 2021 1:40 AM

He didn't listen to Kamala! DON'T COME! DON'T COME!

by Anonymousreply 16October 22, 2021 1:48 AM

Who invited 'em?

by Anonymousreply 17October 22, 2021 1:49 AM

R4' you ain't no Bruce Lee so get the fuck out of my country!' said the black man to the Asian man he assaulted in NYC. What makes you think the OP was white?

by Anonymousreply 18October 22, 2021 1:59 AM

Sad all around. Poor guy died an untimely death in a very bad way while being detained.

Remember when the news used to have uplifting stories once in awhile.

by Anonymousreply 19October 22, 2021 2:19 AM

Not in my lifetime, r19

by Anonymousreply 20October 22, 2021 2:20 AM

It is clear he was not receiving HIV treatment in Venezuela. He probably had so few white blood cells by the time he swam across the Rio Grande, that even a common cold would have killed him.

by Anonymousreply 21October 22, 2021 2:32 AM

Yeah it seems Venezuela stopped distributing treatment a few years ago. Which is truly desperate because UNAIDS provides treatment for pennies.

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by Anonymousreply 22October 22, 2021 2:38 AM

Good riddance. Don’t bring your diseases to another country.

by Anonymousreply 23October 22, 2021 2:45 AM

Where is your compassion?

by Anonymousreply 24October 22, 2021 2:46 AM

Where is our Border czar?

by Anonymousreply 25October 22, 2021 5:58 AM
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