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Both Presidents Before Trump Sent the National Guard to the Southern Border

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 3:00pm 4/4/2018 at 3:00pm

The migrant caravan marching up from Central America through Mexico stirred the U.S. immigration debate, becoming emblematic of the southern border neglect.

Some 1,200 people, mostly from Honduras, planned to traverse Mexico and make their way to the U.S. southern border where they would sneak on to U.S. soil or...

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Migrant Caravan still careening through Mexico toward US border

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 11:00am 4/3/2018 at 11:00am
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Over the weekend, Fuzzy blogged about a caravan of hundreds of Central Americans crossing over into Mexico in an attempt to cross America’s border. The people want...

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Four Mexican Police Officers Arrested In Connection With Disappearance of Italians

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 4:00pm 2/25/2018 at 4:00pm
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The corruption of Mexican law enforcement has long been known, and it looks like little has changed.  Four Mexican police officers have been arrested on charges related to the abduction of three Italians.

Apparently, the police officers in question were ordered—possibly by the dangerous Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG)—to abduct and deliver...

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‘Multiple U.S. Citizens’ Killed in Mexico Tour Bus Crash

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at 11:03am 12/20/2017 at 11:03am
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The US State Department has confirmed that “multiple US citizens” died in a tour bus crash in Mexico that carried passengers from a Royal Caribbean cruise. From Fox News:

A bus carrying Royal Caribbean cruise ship passengers looking forward to a day at the Mayan ruins on Tuesday flipped over in southeastern...

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Universities in Mexico Prepare for Influx of DACA Students

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 10:00am 9/21/2017 at 10:00am
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Universities in Mexico are making plans to accommodate more students in the event of a full DACA repeal. Since so many Dreamers are college students, they expect a major uptick in enrollment.

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Mexico City Earthquake Kills at Least 225

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 5:00pm 9/20/2017 at 5:00pm
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A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico City on Tuesday afternoon and officials have said it has so far killed 225 people, including children who were in school at the time. From CNN:

“The priority now is continue rescuing those who are still trapped and provide medical attention to the injured,” President Enrique...

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Canada detaining record numbers of Mexicans seeking entry

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 5:30pm 6/13/2017 at 5:30pm
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Reuters has discovered that Canada has detained at least five times as many Mexicans than in the previous two years due to new visa requirements.

This stat is interesting considering the fact that Canada has portrayed itself as welcoming and America as a bad guy to Mexicans. From Reuters:

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Trump Triggers NAFTA Renegotiation Process

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 5:30pm 5/18/2017 at 5:30pm
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President Donald Trump has officially alerted Congress that he will begin NAFTA renegotiation talks. This gives Trump’s administration, Congress, and businesses a 90 day consultation period before he sits down with Canada and Mexico. From Fox Business:

“Today, President Trump is fulfilling one of his key promises to the American people,” U.S....

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Kissing NAFTA goodbye?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 6:00pm 4/26/2017 at 6:00pm
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Major news publications are abuzz with rumors Trump may sign an Executive Order withdrawing the U.S. from NAFTA. What the order might say and what it might do, no one is entirely sure. Probably because as far as has been confirmed — no order has been written yet.

From the NYT:

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Suspected Killer of Border Agent Brian Terry Arrested

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 9:30pm 4/12/2017 at 9:30pm
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FINALLY. After seven long years, authorities have arrested the man suspected of pulling the trigger and murdering Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry in December 2010.

The gun he used belonged to Operation Fast and Furious, the gun running scheme set up under then-Attorney General Eric Holder. Fox News reported:

The suspect, Heraclio Osorio-Arellanes,...

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Journalists Murdered by Cartels in Mexico Forcing Newspaper to Close Shop

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 4:00pm 4/4/2017 at 4:00pm
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Journalists have faced escalating danger in recent months due to the cartels. Numerous murders have forced one news outlet to shut down production entirely.

El Norte De Cd. Juarez’s director, Oscar Cantu Murgia, announced the shut down on Sunday after the murder of Miroslava Breach, a collaborator for the paper, in the...

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Bid Notice: Trump’s Mexican wall to be 30-feet tall and look good from north

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 5:00pm 3/18/2017 at 5:00pm

Things are moving fast on the Mexican border.

Or at least, the planning is moving fast.

According to AP, contract proposal solicitations specify a 30-foot wall that is hard to cut through and only looks good from...

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ATF Agents Skip Hearing on ICE Agent Jaime Zapata Murder

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 5:30pm 3/9/2017 at 5:30pm
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The House Oversight Committee held a hearing today over the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report that showed the ATF missed numerous opportunities to arrest the two men linked to the guns used to murder ICE Agent Jaime Zapata in February 2011.

However, Ronald Turk, ATF associate deputy director and chief operating...

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Ex-Mex Prez Vicente Fox: Trump Like ‘Hitler,’ GOP Like ‘Nazi Party’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8:30am 1/27/2017 at 8:30am

In a live interview on today’s Morning Joe, Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, explicitly compared President Trump to “Hitler,” and the Republican part to the “Nazi party.”

He did so in response to a request for clarification from Willie Geist, who noted that yesterday Fox had said: “when I saw...

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White House Wants Mexico to Pay for Wall by Tax on Imports

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 8:00pm 1/26/2017 at 8:00pm

Earlier today, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto canceled a visit to America after President Donald Trump told him to do so if Mexico refuses to pay for the border wall. Despite the cancellation, Trump and his administration has not backed down on making Mexico pay for the wall. Today, Press Secretary...

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Mexican President Cancels Visit With Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 12:11pm 1/26/2017 at 12:11pm

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has canceled a trip to the United States after President Donald Trump told him to if Mexico refuses to pay for the border wall.

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Trump To Start Negotiations on NAFTA With Canada, Mexico

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 23, 2017 at 1:00pm 1/23/2017 at 1:00pm

At the White House, President Donald Trump announced meetings with Canadian Ptime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to discuss the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). He said:

“We’re going to start some negotiations having to do with NAFTA,” Trump said.

“Anybody ever hear of NAFTA?” he said. “I...

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