Tag: Mexico

U.S. and Mexico Agree on Tighter Immigration Policies at Border

U.S. and Mexico Agree on Tighter Immigration Policies at Border

U.S. and Mexican officials have agreed on a five-point plan on new immigration policies meant to deter illegal border crossings while also opening up other pathways ahead of an expected increase in migrants following the end of pandemic restrictions. The COVID-19 restrictions have allowed U.S. officials to turn away tens of thousands of migrants crossing the southern border, but those restrictions will lift May 11, and border officials are bracing for a surge.

USA and Mexico Announce Joint Bid to Host 2027 Women’s World Cup

USA and Mexico Announce Joint Bid to Host 2027 Women’s World Cup

Great news for our football fans! This Wednesday, the USA and Mexico plan to bid to co-host the 2027 Women’s World Cup. Other competitors have put in their bid including South Africa, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, and Brazil. The official host is expected to be named on May 17, 2024!

At Least 38 Migrants Reportedly Dead in Fatal Blaze at Migrant Center

At Least 38 Migrants Reportedly Dead in Fatal Blaze at Migrant Center

The center itself is located across the street from Juarez’s city hall. Over 100 relatives of the men trapped in the facility gathered around it to gain information as to the whereabouts of their loved ones. The scene surrounding them was unfortunately grim, considering the state had to rent a refrigeration trailer to house the bodies of migrants.

Two Americans Found Dead After Kidnapping in Mexico, Two Survivors Rescued and Back in the U.S.

Two Americans Found Dead After Kidnapping in Mexico, Two Survivors Rescued and Back in the U.S.

Four U.S. citizens on a road trip to Mexico for cosmetic surgery were caught in a drug cartel shootout and kidnapping. The incident left two dead and two rescued alive after being held captive for days in a remote region of the Gulf coast.

4 US Citizens Kidnapped in Mexico: Targeted by Mistake

4 US Citizens Kidnapped in Mexico: Targeted by Mistake

On March 3rd, four American citizens were kidnapped while visiting abroad in north-eastern Mexico. Now, there is a hunt to retrieve the victims of the crime, with a cash reward being offered by the FBI for the information that makes this possible.  On Friday, a group of unidentified gunmen shot at the Americans’ white minivan […]

Report Finds 13,480 Kidnappings and or Violent Crimes Against U.S Asylum Seekers Stranded in Mexico

Report Finds 13,480 Kidnappings and or Violent Crimes Against U.S Asylum Seekers Stranded in Mexico

This week, the Biden Administration has asked the Supreme Court to extend Title 42 until after the 27th of December. Title 42, is a Trump-era policy his administration implemented during the pandemic to block over 2 million refugees on the U.S Mexico border from seeking asylum in the United States. Before this requested extension, President Joe Biden had been attempting to end the policy. In fact, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, sided with Republicans who wanted the policy to remain by temporarily blocking the Biden administration from ending Title 42.

Canelo Alvarez Wins Third Fight Against Golovkin

Canelo Alvarez Wins Third Fight Against Golovkin

In the third and final trilogy fight between boxers Canelo Alvarez and Gennadiy Golovkin, Alvarez has once again come out on top to maintain his status as the undisputed middleweight champion. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez won via unanimous decision–only scoring a little above Golovkin–at their Las Vegas match on Saturday night.

50 Wheels of Smuggled Cheese Seized at U.S. Border

50 Wheels of Smuggled Cheese Seized at U.S. Border

The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said last week that it found more than 100 pounds of unreported cheese in the backseat of a New Mexico woman’s car. The driver, who was only identified as “a female U.S. citizen,” was crossing the border at Paso Del Norte from Mexico into El Paso, Texas. According to reports, she told the CBP officials that she was bringing ten wheels of cheese, each weighing about one kilogram (2.2 pounds).

Best Beers to Try According to the World Beer Cup 2022

Best Beers to Try According to the World Beer Cup 2022

The Most Prestigious Worldwide Beer Competition was held this past May in Minneapolis, where 18 countries battled to get their breweries among the first places. Often referred to as “The Olympics of Beer Competitions,” the World Beer Cup is held yearly in a designated state of the USA. The next competition will be held in Nashville, on May 10th, 2023.

5,000 Pounds of Meth Seized Near Mexico Border

5,000 Pounds of Meth Seized Near Mexico Border

A drug bust in San Diego a few days ago broke records, with four men crossing the Mexican border into Southern California in a truck with over 5,000 pounds of methamphetamine, which is now the largest meth bust in the US-Mexico Border area. Somehow, these four individuals in their late 30s and early 40s, came from Tijuana, Mexico and managed to get into the US, traveling for 17 miles before they were stopped by authorities.

US will Welcome 100,000 Ukrainians Escaping War this Summer

US will Welcome 100,000 Ukrainians Escaping War this Summer

Amidst the continuing destruction of Ukrainian cities at the hands of the Russian army, thousands of Ukrainians are seeking shelter in neighboring countries. However, European countries are not alone in this, as the United States is getting ready to welcome up to 100,000 displaced people escaping the war zone this summer. 

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