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Border Shutdown Would Close Bridge To Tijuana Airport


April 15, 2019 

With the threat of Donald Trump shutting down the U.S. Mexican border, the Cross Border Express (CBX), a pedestrian bridge at the border that pedestrians in Otay Mesa can use to walk to the Tijuana International Airport, could be closed. CBX opened the bridge in 2016 for ticketed airline passengers only.  “It is in compliance….

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Avocado Supplies Would Run Out If Trump Closes The Border


April 05, 2019 

With the threat of Trump closing the border, the American food supply could be impacted. The United States Department of Agriculture says that nearly half of all imported vegetables and 40 percent of imported fruits are grown in Mexico. One of the fruits most impacted would be the avocado. Steve Barnard, the president of Mission….

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Ted Cruz Wants El Chapo To Pay For the Border Wall


February 14, 2019 

With another government shutdown looming, Senator Ted Cruz is proposing a solution to fund the border wall. Joaquin “el Chapo” Guzman was recently found guilty on 10 counts, including engaging in a continuing criminal enterprise. With the conviction federal prosecutors are planning to seek a forfeiture judgment for the property Guzman gained from drug trafficking…..

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AeroMexico Ad Trolls Border Wall Debate With Mexican ‘DNA Discounts’


January 24, 2019 

The Mexican Airline AeroMexico unveiled a TV commercial called “DNA Discounts,” which offers discounts on flights to Americans who can show by taking a test that they have Mexican DNA. The video clip recently went viral days into the longest government shutdown in history due to a fight between Trump and congressional leaders over funding….

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Trump Recognizes Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaidó As President


January 23, 2019 

U.S. president Donald Trump recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the true interim president of Venezuela. This comes after Guaidó declared himself president in front of cheering crowds in Caracas. This comes two weeks after controversial leader Nicolas Maduro was sworn in to a second six-year term as president. Many in the international community….

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