Tag: Mexico

Trump Ruins NAFTA Deal & Insults Allies and Competitors [VIDEO]

The Trump administration said on Thursday that it would impose steep tariffs on metals imported from its closest allies after proposing them earlier and the year and then using the threat as leverage during the NAFTA talks with Canada and Mexico.  The European Union, Canada and Mexico, which will face 25 percent tariffs on steel…

Trump Responds To John Kelly: The Wall Is The Wall

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told House Democrats and Fox News on Wednesday that President Trump wants a deal to protect DREAMers but also $20 billion to build 700 miles of “physical barrier” along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump has “evolved” in his “uniformed” immigration and border wall ideas since the campaign, Kelly said.…

For A Deal On DREAMers, White House Demands Border Wall Funding

In exchange for letting young undocumented immigrants, dubbed DREAMers, stay in the United States legally, the Trump administration will ask Congress to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border and limit federal grants to “sanctuary cities,” The Washington Post reports, citing a document the administration distributed to Congress. White House aides told reporters Sunday that…

At Least 15 Dead After 8.1-Magnitude Quake Hits Mexico City

At least 15 people are reported dead after Mexico was rocked by an 8.1-magnitude earthquake—the strongest in 100 years—that struck off the country’s southern Pacific coast just before midnight Friday. Officials issued tsunami warnings for the Chiapas coast, fearing waves as high as 9 feet, but a series of pre-dawn tweets from President Enrique Peña…

Ex-Mexican President Vicente Fox Drops F-Bomb Live On CNN

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 about the Mexican…

Trump Told Mexican Leader Wall Is ‘Least Important Thing’

The Washington Post published transcripts of President Trump’s Jan. 27 phone call with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Jan. 28 phone call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday, revealing startling insight into the president’s approach to negotiations. In speaking with Peña Nieto, Trump repeatedly asked the Mexican president to stop saying that…

Trump Won’t Pull U.S. Out of NAFTA

President Donald Trump has announced that he will not pull the U.S. out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, despite numerous promises to do so. Trump informed the leaders of Mexico and Canada of his decision Wednesday, and the White House later confirmed that the president had “agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this…

Trump Voters FORCED to SELL Their Land to Build The WALL

SWEET IRONY. These Trump Voters FORCED to SELL Their Land to Build The WALL, “We Can’t Believe It!” These Trump voters that live along the Mexican border stand a chance to lose a significant chunk of their property and be FORCED to sell it to the government for significantly less than what it’s worth. How…

Texans Get First Land Notices For Trump’s Border Wall

Texans who live in the path of President Trump’s proposed border wall with Mexico have received the first letters, called a “Declaration of Taking,” from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. One of the notices, received by Yvette Salinas, offers her family $2,900 for 1.2 acres near the Rio Grande. Even if her family does…

Trump Signs New Executive Order Banning Travel From 6 Countries

President Trump on Monday signed a new version of his immigration executive order, following a federal court’s block last month of the original order he issued Jan. 27. No cameras were present as Trump signed the revised order, which newly excludes Iraq — an ally in the fight against the Islamic State — from the…

DHS Has Just $20 Million For Trump’s Border Wall

The White House has said construction could begin quickly on President Trump’s border wall using “existing funds and resources” from the Department of Homeland Security, but a DHS document says the agency so far has identified just $20 million that could be redirected to the project, Reuters reported Wednesday. The document, which was given to…

Trump: Wall Price Will Go ‘Way Down’

President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that the price of the proposed wall on the southern border between the U.S. and Mexico will go “way down” after he negotiates. Trump’s tweet comes two days after Reuters reported that the wall could cost as much as $21.6 billion. “I am reading that the great border WALL…

Trump Threatens To Send Troops To Mexico To Take Care Of ‘Bad Hombres’

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…

Mexican President Cancels Meeting With Trump [VIDEO]

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he will not attend a planned Jan. 31 meeting with President Donald J. Trump, hours after Trump tweeted the meeting should be canceled if Mexico won’t pay for a border wall. Pena Nieto’s message on Twitter ended days of uncertainty about what he would do. BREAKING: Mexican President Enrique…

Mexican President to Trump: My Nation ‘Demands Respect’

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto on Wednesday condemned President Trump’s executive orders on immigration. “Mexico offers and demands respect, like the completely sovereign nation that we are,” he said. “Mexico does not believe in walls.” Nieto emphasized, once again, that his country “will not pay for a wall.” He added, “I regret and reproach the…

American Automakers To Meet With Trump Tuesday

President Donald Trump meets Tuesday with the CEOs of General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler in the Oval Office. “I want new plants to be built here for cars sold here!” Trump tweeted Tuesday. Trump made a point on the campaign trail of slamming American automakers for importing cars from Mexico and vowed a border tax…

Police: 4 Killed, 9 Wounded in Shooting at Mexican Resort

An electronic music festival at a popular Mexican resort was reportedly shut down Monday after shots were fired, leaving at least four people dead and another nine injured, witnesses said. Details on the shooting were scarce, with conflicting reports on the number of those killed coming from witnesses on Twitter. The Associated Press cited a…

Mexican President Reiterates Mexico Won’t Pay For Trump’s Wall

On Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump assured Americans that while taxpayers will initially fund his border wall, Mexico will eventually reimburse the cost. “I don’t feel like waiting a year or year and a half,” Trump told the media at his first press conference in nearly six months. “We’re going to start building. Mexico in some…

Trump Wants Congress To Fund ‘Great Wall’, Mexico Will Pay ‘Later’

Trump’s team told GOPers in Congress that the incoming administration would like to fund a long-promised wall at the Mexican border through the appropriations process. Throughout the campaign, Trump promised that he would get Mexico to pay for the wall. Transition officials have told House GOP leaders in private meetings they’d like to pay for…

Mexican Senator Wants Anti-Trump Law

Armando Rios Piter, an opposition senator for the center-left Party of the Democratic Revolution, plans on introducing a piece of legislation next week that would allow the Mexican government to retaliate against the U.S. under a potential Donald Trump administration if he were to inflict expropriations or economic losses on Mexico to help pay for…

Trump: Mexico Will ‘100 Percent’ Pay for Wall

Hours after Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said he’d warned Donald Trump that Mexico would not pay for any wall between the two countries, Trump doubled down and told a crowd in Phoenix that Mexico would cover all costs of the wall. “Mexico will pay for the wall, 100 percent. They don’t know it yet,…

Nieto: Mexico Will Not Pay for Wall

A spokesman for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto told Reuters that he and Donald Trump did discuss who would pay for the wall the GOP presidential nominee has promised to build if elected. The spokesman said Nieto told Trump that Mexico would not pay for it. This runs counter to what Trump said in a…

Trump To Meets With President Of Mexico

Donald Trump is reportedly planning to squeeze in a trip to Mexico to meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto hours before his planned speech on immigration on Wednesday. The visit has not been confirmed and there are logistical concerns as to how it could be pulled off. Hillary Clinton was also reportedly invited to…

Kidnapped Soccer Player Tells About His Escape [VIDEO]

Mexican star soccer striker Alan Pulido has been rescued after his Saturday night kidnapping, authorities said early Tuesday. Officials said Pulido, who has played for Mexico’s national team and is on Greece’s Olympiacos club, managed to call a police emergency line after an altercation with one of the kidnappers in Ciudad Victoria, the restive capital…

‘El Chapo’ Extradition Process Begins [VIDEO]

The Mexican government launched the process of extraditing Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States, according to a statement from the country’s attorney general’s office Sunday. Interpol Mexico agents served two arrest warrants to Guzman, who is wanted on federal charges of drug trafficking in San Diego; Brooklyn, New York; El Paso, Texas; Miami;…

Mexican journalist found slain with signs of torture [VIDEO]

In Mexico City was found slain after he fled harassment in his home state a photojournalist who appears to have been tortured before he was shot to death, the head of a free press advocacy group said Sunday. Ruben Espinosa sustained severe injuries to his face before he was killed, said Dario Ramirez, director of…

VIDEO shows drug lord El Chapo escaping prison through shower

Minutes before Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman began his escape from a Mexican prison to a mile-long tunnel where he disappeared from authorities where release from a surveillance footage on Wednesday. The video shows Guzman changing his shoes before heading into the shower to bend down and never to return. Mexican Interior Minister Miguel Angel Osorio…