Tag Archives: Mexico

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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Vicente Fox: Mexico Won’t Pay For “That Fucken Wall”

The Hill reports: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox on Friday knocked President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, reiterating that Mexico will not pay “for that f—– wall.” “Be clear with US tax payers. They will pay for it,” Fox told Trump in a tweet. Reports emerged Thursday evening that Trump was coordinating with House ...

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Trump: Mexico Will Pay Us Later For The “Great Wall”

The Week reports: Donald Trump’s transition team has approached leading House Republicans to let them know the president-elect prefers to have Congress pay for the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, House GOP officials told CNN Thursday. On Friday morning, Trump tweeted that “any money spent on building the Great Wall (for sake of speed), will be paid back by Mexico ...

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GM Fires Back At Trump’s “Big Border Tax” Threat

CNBC reports: General Motors disputed the facts in Donald Trump’s Tuesday morning attack on the automaker, saying it makes most of its Chevy Cruze models in the United States. The company said in a statement that “all Chevrolet Cruze sedans sold in the U.S.” are made at an assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio. It clarified that it builds hatchback models ...

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Trump Threatens General Motors With “Big Border Tax”

Politico reports: General Motors is the latest target of President-elect Donald Trump’s Twitter cannon, with the Manhattan billionaire complaining that the American automaker is manufacturing cars in Mexico and importing them into the U.S. without penalty. “General Motors is sending Mexican made model of Chevy Cruze to U.S. car dealers-tax free across border. Make in U.S.A. or pay big border ...

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YOU TAKE THAT BACK: Fox Host Flips Out After Former Mexican President Compares Trump To Castro [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox is comparing Donald Trump to Fidel Castro, saying the president-elect is “very similar” to totalitarian leaders. “Cuba is going to be a great Latin American nation as soon as they get rid of the Castros,” Fox told host Dagen McDowell on Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria” Tuesday. “So nobody needs dictators. ...

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MEXICO: Congressional Committee Votes To Reject President’s Plan To Expand Marriage Rights Nationwide

Fox News reports: Mexico’s congressional committee rejected a measure on Wednesday that would’ve legalized same-sex marriage throughout the country. The measure on enshrining same-sex couples’ right to wed in the constitution was defeated 19-8, with one abstention, in the Commission on Constitutional Matters. President Enrique Pena Nieto proposed the measure back in May, sparking demonstrations from both supporters and opponents. ...

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MEXICO: Catholic Church Joins Anti-LGBT Hate Group To Deliver 500K Petitions Against Same-Sex Marriage

Rex Wockner recaps today’s report from El Universal: The National Front for the Family will go to Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies Tuesday to deliver more than half a million signatures opposing President Enrique Peña Nieto’s initiatives on marriage equality and on inclusion of what opponents call “the ideology of gender” in school teaching. The announcement came from the Archdiocese of ...

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On Mexico’s Surging Anti-LGBT Movement

Buzzfeed reporter J. Lester Feder has done a fascinating deep dive into Mexico’s nascent anti-LGBT movement, which first gained international headlines last month with massive protest marches against the president’s campaign to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. A couple of key excerpts: The national media were stunned, and marriage equality supporters were incredulous. There had never been a serious national anti-LGBT ...

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Mexican Beer To Mock Trump’s Wall During Debate: Our Ad Is The Best Idea From The Best People [VIDEO]

AdWeek reports: Tecate thinks building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico is a great idea — as long as it’s 3 feet tall and is used as a meeting place for guys from both sides of the border (and all sides of the political spectrum) to get together and have beers. The spot below, from Saatchi & Saatchi New ...

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