Tag Archives: Mexico

7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Jolts Mexico City

The Los Angeles Times reports: A powerful earthquake jolted Mexico City on Tuesday, seriously damaging buildings and sending people fleeing into the streets on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage to the capital. Local television stations broadcast images of collapsed facades and streets filled with rubble. The extent of damage and injuries was not immediately clear. ...

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Twitter Snorts After Trump Blames Weeklong Delay In Contacting Mexican President On “Cell Phone Reception”

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump has claimed the reason he did not reach out to Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto immediately after the country’s huge earthquake was because there was no cellphone reception in Mexico. The president was asked why he had not yet contacted Peña Nieto following last Thursday’s magnitude 8.1 earthquake in Mexico that left at least 96 ...

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Mexico To Trump: Yeah, We’re Totally Still Not Paying

CNN reports: The Mexican government again stressed its position that it will not pay for President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. Trump tweeted Sunday morning: “With Mexico being one of the highest crime Nations in the world, we must have THE WALL. Mexico will pay for it through reimbursement/other.” In response, the country’s foreign ministry released a statement saying Mexico ...

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Mexico Offers Hurricane Relief Aid To Texas

The Dallas Morning News reports: The Mexican government expressed its solidarity Sunday with the United States following the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and offered assistance to Texas. Mexico offered to help Texas deal with the disaster, “as good neighbors should always do in trying times.” On Sunday evening, Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray [photo] and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott spoke ...

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FUCKING WALL: Former Mexican President Drops Another F-Bomb During Live CNN Interview [VIDEO]

This was not the first he’s done this: In an interview on CNN this morning, former Mexican President Vicente Fox ended up dropping an F-bomb while speaking to CNN host Alisyn Camerota, much to the consternation of the anchor. Discussing the recently leaked transcript of President Donald Trump’s January phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and their conversation ...

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NEW HAMPSHIRE: State Leaders Demand Apology After Trump Tells Mexico Their State Is A “Drug-Infested Den”

Politico reports: New Hampshire leaders reacted angrily Thursday to President Donald Trump’s description of their state as a “drug-infested den” in a leaked transcript of a phone call earlier this year with Mexico’s president. “Up in New Hampshire — I won New Hampshire because New Hampshire is a drug-infested den,” Trump told Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in January, according ...

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Transcripts Reveal Trump Begged Mexico’s President To Stop Saying He Wouldn’t Pay For The Wall [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: President Trump made building a wall along the southern U.S. border and forcing Mexico to pay for it core pledges of his campaign. But in his first White House call with Mexico’s president, Trump described his vow to charge Mexico as a growing political problem, pressuring the Mexican leader to stop saying publicly that his government ...

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Mexican President: Trump Lied, I Didn’t Call Him

CBS News reports: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is calling into question President Trump’s most recent claims that the leader called him to praise his administration’s work on the U.S.-Mexico border. As Mr. Trump welcomed his new Chief of Staff John Kelly to the Cabinet table on Monday, Mr. Trump took time to applaud the work Kelly had done during ...

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INDIANA: 700+ “Saved By Trump” Jobs Head To Mexico

The New York Daily News reports: More than 700 jobs that President Trump claimed to have “saved” at a Carrier air conditioner plant in Indiana are going to Mexico — and layoffs at the plant begin next month. Trump turned the woes at Carrier’s heating-and-air conditioning plant into a victory lap for himself and then Indiana Gov. Mike Pence after ...

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SNAP: Former Mexican President Trolls Trump, “Here’s Something For The Bees Living In Your Brain” [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox used chocolate cake and innuendo to hit President Trump on Wednesday. Fox used a photo of his own inauguration in Mexico to call out Trump for what he viewed as his fixation with the crowd size at his inauguration. Fox said it was one of the proudest moments of his life ...

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ICE Deports Husband Of Vocal Trump Fan [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Helen Beristain voted for Donald Trump even though she is married to an undocumented immigrant. In November, she thought Trump would deport only people with criminal records — people he called “bad hombres” — and that he would leave families intact. “I don’t think ICE is out there to detain anyone and break families, no,” Beristain told CNN ...

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Mexican Archdiocese Declares That Any Mexican Company That Helps Build Trump’s Wall Are Traitors

Reuters reports: Mexicans who help build U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned border wall would be acting immorally and should be deemed traitors, the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico said on Sunday, turning up the heat on a simmering dispute over the project. In a provocative editorial, the country’s biggest Archdiocese sought to increase pressure on the government to take a tougher ...

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SAN DIEGO: Feds Announce Probe Into “Intentional” 143 Million Gallon Raw Sewage Spill By Mexico

The San Diego Union-Tribune reports: Federal officials in the United States and Mexico announced on Thursday a joint investigation into a sewage spill in the Tijuana River that has polluted South County beaches as far north as Coronado — and which now looks to have been intentional as some elected leaders in San Diego suspected. The U.S. and Mexican commissioners ...

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MAJOR SHIFT: Trump Tells News Anchors He’s Now Open To Legal Status For Non-Criminal Undocumented

The New York Times reports: President Trump, signaling a potential major shift in policy, told news anchors on Tuesday that he is open to a broad immigration overhaul that would grant legal status to millions of undocumented immigrants who have not committed serious crimes. “The time is right for an immigration bill as long as there is compromise on both ...

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REPORT: Trump Threatened Mexican President With Sending US Troops To Stop “Bad Hombres Down There”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump threatened in a phone call with his Mexican counterpart to send U.S. troops to stop “bad hombres down there” unless the Mexican military does more to control them itself, according to an excerpt of a transcript of the conversation obtained by The Associated Press. The excerpt of the call did not make clear ...

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Conway: Mexico Won’t Pay For The Wall Because They Want Their Drugs To Keep “Pouring Over The Border”

Politico reports: The Mexican government opposes a border wall separating the U.S. and Mexico because it does not want to stop the northward flow of illegal drugs and undocumented immigrants across the border, counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway said Friday. “Well they don’t want it, Gayle, because they want to continue to allow people and I assume drugs, since ...

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Mexican President Cancels Meeting With Trump

CNBC reports: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said Thursday that he told the White House that he will not attend a meeting with President Donald Trump scheduled for next Tuesday. They were set to meet to discuss trade and immigration. After Trump signed two executive orders Wednesday aiming to crack down on immigration from America’s southern neighbor, Pena Nieto said ...

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Trump Threatens To Cancel Meeting With Mexico’s President Because They Won’t Pay For The Wall

The Hill reports: President Trump on Thursday said it may be better to cancel his upcoming meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto if Mexico refuses to pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The president on Wednesday signed an executive order that directs federal agencies to begin constructing a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, his central campaign promise. ...

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Trump Signs Mexican Wall Executive Order [VIDEO]

CNN reports: President Donald Trump on Wednesday started to reshape US immigration enforcement policies via executive action, taking his first steps toward fulfilling some of the most contentious pledges that defined his campaign — building a border wall and punishing “sanctuary cities.” Trump signed what the White House described as executive orders that begin moving towards building a wall on ...

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PERU: Court Recognizes Foreign Same-Sex Marriages

The Associated Press reports: Peru has taken a small step toward recognizing same-sex marriage with a court’s recognition of the Mexican marriage between two men. Peruvian gay rights activist Oscar Ugarteche tried to register his marriage to his Mexican partner shortly after the two were wed in Mexico City in 2010 so that he could change his marital status on ...

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