A woman in Mexico holds up a sign showing a photo of Edgar Tamayo Arias
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Texas executes Mexican national amid diplomatic row

The US state of Texas has executed Mexican national Edgar Tamayo Arias, convicted of killing a policeman in 1994.

The decision to carry out the sentence sparked a diplomatic outcry and protests from Mexico.

Texan officials maintain that their procedures met US Supreme Court guidance.

Bruno Garcez reports.

Go to next video: Texas executes Mexican police killer