Mexico breaks violence record in first quarter of 2019

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2019 01:06:41 +0000

Mexico breaks violence record in first quarter of 2019

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Violence in Mexico hit new heights in the first quarter of 2019, with 8,493 murders recorded from January to March, according to official figures.

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Migrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2019 05:45:35 +0000

Migrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

Mexican authorities said a group of about 350 migrants broke the locks on a gate at the Guatemalan border Friday and forced their way into southern Mexico to join a larger group of migrants trying to make their way toward the United States.

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‘Our country is full’: Trump says migrants straining system

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 06 Apr 2019 02:20:28 +0000

'Our country is full': Trump says migrants straining system

Declaring “our country is full,” President Donald Trump on Friday insisted the U.S. immigration system was overburdened and illegal crossings must be stopped as he inspected a refurbished section of fencing at the Mexican border.

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Trump’s threat to close border stirs fears of economic harm

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 05:25:44 +0000

Trump's threat to close border stirs fears of economic harm

EL PASO, Texas — President Donald Trump’s threat to shut down the southern border raised fears Monday of dire economic consequences in the U.S. and an upheaval of daily life in a stretch of the country that relies on the international flow of not just goods and services but also students, families and workers.

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Mexico rock star commits suicide, citing #MeToo accusation

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 23:10:17 +0000

Mexico rock star commits suicide, citing #MeToo accusation

A Mexican rock star was found dead after tweeting he planned to kill himself in a “radical declaration of innocence” over a #MeToo allegation.

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Flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2019 01:41:18 +0000

Flight attendant detained by immigration on return to US

UNITED States–A flight attendant who arrived in the U.S. as a child flew to Mexico for work and was stopped by immigration authorities who forced her to spend more than a month in detention, her attorney said. Selene Saavedra Roman, 28, who was enrolled in a government program for so-called “dreamers,” was released Friday from […]

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Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for border wall

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 02:13:41 +0000

(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 19, 2018 a Customs and Border Protection officer asks travelers for their visas as seen through barriers set by US authorities at San Ysidro port of Entry, at the US-Mexico border, in preparation for the arrival of a Central American migrants' caravan moving towards the United States, as seen from Tijuana, Mexico - US authorities created a secret database of journalists and activists linked to a caravan of Central Americans who tried to enter the US last year from Mexico, NBC reported on March 6, 2019. In some cases authorities flagged their passports for alerts, the San Diego, California affiliate of NBC reported. It cited documents leaked to it by a source in the Department of Homeland Security who requested not to be named. (Photo by Guillermo Arias / AFP) trump

US President Donald Trump is seeking $8.6 billion in fresh funding for a wall on the US-Mexico border, likely triggering another fight with Congress.

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