Texas executes man despite opposition from Mexico

People pray at the home of the parents of Texas death-row inmate Edgar Tamayo in Miacatlan, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. The Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment. Tamayo, 46, received a lethal injection for the January 1994 fatal shooting of Officer Guy Gaddis, 24.  (AP Photo/Tony Rivera)

People pray at the home of the parents of Texas death-row inmate Edgar Tamayo in Miacatlan, Mexico, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. The Mexican national was executed Wednesday night in Texas for killing a Houston police officer, despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department to halt the punishment. Tamayo, 46, received a lethal injection for the January 1994 fatal shooting of Officer Guy Gaddis, 24. (AP Photo/Tony Rivera)

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