In The Devil's Highway, why did their guide Mendez abandon them in the end?

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Let us remember that Urrea expertly paints the background of Mendez and depicts him as the young, uneducated and rather naive youth that he is. Also, let us remember that Maradona, the man who first got him into people smuggling in the first place, has already abandoned the group, leaving him with his group of illegal immigrants alone and not...

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