Posts Tagged ‘Mexico’

The Facts About The Humanitarian Crisis In Mexico And Central America

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Thousands Of Striking Matamoros, Mexico Workers March To Border To Appeal To US Workers

Thousands Of Striking Matamoros, Mexico Workers March To Border To Appeal To US Workers Above Photo: From Wsws.org The strike by 70,000 “maquiladora” workers in Matamoros, Mexico has entered its second week and continues to intensify each day. Yesterday, workers held a protest titled “A Day Without Workers” to demonstrate that it is the working […]

Pipeline explosion kills 21, burns 70+ in central Mexico (VIDEO)

The pipeline had been spewing fuel for several hours near Pemex’s Tula refinery, and hundreds of people had reportedly gathered round with plastic containers and even vehicles to grab whatever fuel they could carry – rendering the eventual explosion that much more deadly. Videos posted on social media, apparently from the scene, show flames shooting dozens […]

21 Dead Bodies Found Near U.S.-Mexico Border

Police have discovered the dead bodies of 21 people, some burned, close to the U.S.-Mexico border near Texas.  The bodies were found near the remains of seven burned-out vehicles near the border town of Miguel Aleman in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas. Cbsnews.com reports: President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said the killings Wednesday appear […]

Nonexistent US-Mexico Border Crisis. Shutting Down the Government. Bipartisan Political Standoff

No border crisis exists, no justification for partially shutting down government. What’s going on is a bipartisan political standoff unrelated to national security. Trump, the GOP, and the Dems share blame. There’s plenty of it to go around in Washington, mostly on issues far more important than to build or not to build a border […]

EPA Plans to Allow Unlimited Dumping of Fracking Wastewater in the Gulf of Mexico

Mike Ludwig, Truthout Waking Times Environmentalists are warning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that its draft plan to continue allowing oil and gas companies to dump unlimited amounts of fracking chemicals and wastewater directly into the Gulf of Mexico is in violation of federal law. In a letter sent to EPA officials, attorneys for the Center for Biological […]

Diver dies after suspected shark attack off Sonora, Mexico

     A scuba diver is dead after he was attacked by what is believed to have been a shark in the waters off Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, on Tuesday. Nahum Verdugo, 37, had gone fishing with friends in an area known as Haway, 10 kilometers southeast of Isla San Jorge. Local police said he was attacked […]

US promises a $10.6B aid package to Mexico & Central America, but still no deal on asylum seekers

     The United States on Tuesday announced it was adding billions of dollars to an ambitious Mexican development project for that country’s southern region and Central America as a way to deter migration. But neither Washington nor Mexico City announced any headway in the Trump administration’s goal of keeping Central American asylum seekers in Mexico […]

Bright meteor fireball streaks over Mexico City

     A bright meteor fireball streaked across the sky on December 8, 2018 above Mexico City reports WTHR. It lit up the sky in the Mexican capital in the early hours of the morning. An amateur photographer caught it on camera before it disappeared behind some trees. The photographer, Jorge Diaz Henry, shot the video […]

Sinkhole swallows SUV in Rio Rancho, New Mexico

     A New Mexico driver’s Friday morning commute turned nightmarish after their car was swallowed by a sinkhole. The sinkhole opened up on a street in Rio Rancho. The town’s fire department posted an image of the car on its Facebook page, which shows the vehicle resting on its side in the sinkhole. Rio Rancho […]

Mexico’s New Pro-Trump President Vows To Crush Migrant Invasion

The newly elected pro-Trump Mexican President has signed an agreement to crush the migrant caravans currently seeking to invade the United States. In one of his first acts in office, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador signed a bold plan that will generate jobs in Mexico, while attacking the “structural causes of migration from El Salvador, Guatemala and […]

Mexico’s New President Vows To Destroy ‘New World Order’

Newly elected Mexican president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has vowed to destroy the ‘New World Order’ in solidarity with U.S. president Donald Trump. Backed by a gigantic Mexican flag, the 65-year-old took the oath of office in the lower house of Congress on Saturday, and pledged to bring about a “radical” rebirth to overturn decades of “neo-liberal” […]

Mexico on the Eve of AMLO – “So Far from God and So Close to the United States”

The full quote by Porfirio Díaz is: “Poor Mexico, so far from God and so close to the United States.” Mexican President Díaz (1876-1880 and 1884-1911) got it at least half right. Mexico has suffered in the shadow of the Colossus of the North, but Mexico is not poor. Mexico is rich in many ways, […]

Mexico’s Foreign Ministry Calls For “Full Investigation” Into Tear Gas Border Defense

Octavio Rivera Daily Stormer November 28, 2018 If Mexico doesn’t like Americans defending their border, they could try stopping the gang caravans before they reach the border. Reuters: Mexico’s foreign ministry presented a diplomatic note to the U.S. government on Monday calling for “a full investigation” into what it described as non-lethal […]

Mexico Wants “More Than 20 Billion” to Keep the Caravan from Attacking the Border

Octavio Rivera Daily Stormer November 28, 2018 He covers his face because he’s being persecuted by Serpent Jews From Outer Space and Voodoo Zombies. Mexico wants the U.S. to pay in order to keep the orcblin army entertained. AP: As Mexico wrestles with what to do with more than 5,000 Central American […]

Trump’s Military Deployment To The US-Mexico Border Is Illegal

Trump’s Military Deployment To The US-Mexico Border Is Illegal Above Photo: A military serviceman stands guard on the US side of the US-Mexico border fence as seen from Playas de Tijuana, Mexico, on November 16, 2018.PEDRO PARDO / AFP / GETTY IMAGES The illegal use of military troops in border enforcement seemed nonsensical except as a […]

srael, Mexico, Ayotzinapa and Cunning Maps – Joaquin Flores

I was reading a G+ post linked to a news article about the UN condemnation vote on the US Embassy Jerusalem move and the Latin American countries that abstained; these included Mexico. Why would a country like Mexico fear voting one way or the other? It made me think about an interview that 108Morris108 did […]

‘Scapegoat framed by US & Mexico’: El Chapo’s lawyer claims real drug lord walks free & bribes govts

     Drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman had been framed by corrupt US and Mexican officials who let his chief lieutenant remain at large to lead the Sinaloa cartel instead, his defense claimed, at the start of the high-profile trial. Guzman was made a ‘scapegoat’ by a corrupt Mexican government in an American drug war, […]

MPN on the Ground: Global Migrants Converge on Mexico City to Assist Central American Migrant Caravan

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – Over the past week, Mexico’s sprawling capital has been transformed into the flashpoint of a global humanitarian crisis of forced migration that is rearing its head in all parts of the globe. The crisis, whose latest focal point is the migrant caravan from Honduras, as well as smaller caravans from Guatemala […]

Illegal Alien From Mexico Went On ‘Rape Rampage’ In U.S., Police Say

An illegal alien from Mexico went on a rape rampage in Phoenix, raping at least seven women in the space of a few months, police have confirmed.  Isaias Jimenez-Perez, 35, was arrested last months after DNA results proved he was involved in a series of sex attacks, according to a local report. Breitbart.com reports: Breitbart […]

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