Fuel theft is out of control in Mexico, with gangs targeting the country's vast network of pipelines. Last week 96 people were killed in an explosion at a punctured pipe.
When a Venezuelan immigrant stabbed his young girlfriend to death on the streets of Ecuador, the police stood by watching. Hours later, mobs attacked other Venezuelan refugees.
Mexican Troops Stood By As People Crowded To Steal Fuel From A Punctured Pipeline. Hours Later, It Killed Dozens.
The blast comes amid a weeks-long government crackdown on fuel theft in parts of Mexico.
The announcement is a massive shift in immigration policy.
Days before the migrant caravan left Honduras, a fake Facebook account was used to try to bolster its numbers. The social media giant has since deactivated the account but has refused to provide information about who created it.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador showed a sneak preview of his ruling style during a busy transition period, one filled with broken promises and big changes.
Migrants Being Teargassed At The Border Is The Inevitable Consequence Of Trump’s Immigration Policies
Trump's policies to discourage migrants from coming to the US have only made the situation worse at the border.
The US Has Fired Tear Gas And Closed The Largest Border Crossing With Mexico After Migrants Marched To The Border
At least one member of the march made it into the United States and was apprehended. Mexican police urged the marchers to return to the stadium in Tijuana where many have been living for days.
Marches in support of and against the migrant caravan faced off in Tijuana on Sunday, underscoring the increasingly polarized debate over immigration in the border city — and the country.
Anti-immigrant sentiment is spreading through social media and spilling onto the streets of Tijuana as the caravan makes its final approach to the border.
Though Trump has hit pause on his tweets about the Honduran migrants, they’re still determined to head north — and his administration is still determined to stop them.
Local authorities and NGOs planned to receive an estimated 5,000 ill and exhausted migrants just a day before the midterm elections in the US, where they’ve been a major topic.
The move would be a sweeping change by the Trump administration to restrict immigration as a caravan of migrants from Central America marches toward the US.
Locals are stepping up to help as the Mexican government is nowhere to be found, despite its claims that it’s providing humanitarian aid to the thousands of migrants.
“We Would Know”: Caravan Migrants Have No Idea What Donald Trump Meant With His “Middle Easterners” Tweet
The president’s claim that the caravan had been infiltrated was news to the Honduran migrants traveling north.
A dozen buses of Mexican riot police waited along the highway but took no action to stop the caravan.
Some members of the caravan took rafts across the muddy river that divides Guatemala and Mexico, but most insisted Saturday on waiting for permission to cross legally.
Thousands of Hondurans are left wondering what to do next after a confrontation with the Mexican authorities went south.
More than 2 million people have fled Venezuela since 2014. In one hospital in Colombia, that’s led to more Venezuelans giving birth than Colombians, reflecting a region struggling to cope.
With vague proposals and constant backtracking on half-baked ideas, victims are skeptical that much will change under Andrés Manuel López Obrador.