Tag Archives: Mexico

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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Former Mexican President: Trump Money-Begged Me

The Hill reports: Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Quesada claimed he received a fundraising email from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. It is against federal law for a campaign to solicit foreign donations. The Trump campaign has received several warnings about such solicitations and a complaint has been filed with the Department of Justice. Other foreign officials have claimed to ...

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Pope Applauds Mexico’s Anti-Gay Hate Rally

The Associated Press reports: After having remained quiet while Italy debated civil unions for same-sex couples in May, on Sunday Pope Francis expressed support for the Mexican bishops in their efforts to support the “family and life” amid a burgeoning national debate over gay marriage. “I join willingly the Bishops of Mexico in supporting the efforts of the Church and ...

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MEXICO: 80K March In Anti-Gay Hate Rally [VIDEO]

Telesur reports: At least 80,000 people have attended the anti-gay rally called “rally to defend our families” in Mexico City on Saturday, Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera said. The protest is organized by Catholics and the ultra-conservative National Front for the Family, who have been calling people to take to the streets to “defend their families and children” against same-sex marriages ...

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WASHINGTON: Brian Brown’s Anti-Gay Protest At Mexican Embassy Draws Humiliating Five Attendees

As I predicted earlier this week, the turnout for Brian Brown’s protest at the Mexican embassy in DC was indeed a “handful of nutjobs.” Tomorrow Brown will be in Mexico City to march with his counterparts in a demonstration against the president’s call for a constitutional amendment which would legalize same-sex marriage nationwide. Same-sex marriage is currently legal in only ...

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WASHINGTON: Brian Brown To Hold Anti-Gay Protest At Mexican Embassy In Advance Of Protests In Mexico

Posted to NOM’s Facebook page: Join us as we gather in front of the Mexican Embassy to the United States on September 23rd at noon for a demonstration in support of the family in solidarity with the Mexican people! We will join together to show support for the efforts by the Frente Nacional por la Familia (FNF) and other leaders ...

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Trump Vows 35% Tax On Cars Made In Mexico

From Trump headquarters at Breitbart: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he would impose a 35% tax on any cars made in Mexico to keep companies from moving out of the US. Discussing a scenario where a car company wanted to build a plant in Mexico, Trump stated, “What would President Trump do? So I’d call the head of Ford, ...

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Brian Brown To Take Hate Campaign To Mexico

Via press release from hate group leader Brian Brown: Dear Marriage Supporter, As we told you last week, our friends at Frente Nacional por la Familia (National Front for the Family) are leading a nationwide protest of citizens in Mexico to oppose the attempt of the ruling government party led by President Enrique Peña Nieto, to impose widespread legal recognition ...

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MEXICO: 12 Year-Old Boy Tries To Block Anti-Gay Marriage March, Tells Press He Has A Gay Uncle

Andy Towle reports at Towleroad: Across Mexico over the weekend, thousands of “pro-family” groups protested against same-sex marriage as the country moves toward marriage equality. In one particular march in Celaya, Guanajuato, a 12-year-old boy was photographed in the middle of the street trying to block the march of 11,000 people from moving forward. Journalist Manuel Rodriguez captured an image ...

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