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No decision made on spending for Trump s wall – Pentagon chief

WASHINGTON, United States – Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Saturday, February 16 that no decision has been taken on funding President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico, a project that may come partly from redirected military funds. Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to address what he called ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

Kukulcan Pyramid

Tourists visit the Kukulcan Pyramid at the Mayan archaeological site of Chichen Itza in Yucatan State, Mexico. Also known as the El Castillo, this Mesoamerican step-pyramid was built over a pre-existing temple between 800 and 900 AD......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 17th, 2019Related News

‘Narcos’ star unveils ‘first resistance film’ of Bolsonaro era

"Narcos" star Wagner Moura premiered his new movie about a 1960s resistance hero Friday, calling it the first Brazilian blockbuster to attack state repression since far-right President Jair Bolsonaro came to power. "Marighella" features Brazilian superstar Seu Jorge as Marxist revolutionary Carlos Marighella, who led an armed rebellion against the military dictatorship until he was gunned down in a police ambush in 1969. Moura, 42, said the film, his directorial debut, had been in the works since 2013 but its release had dovetailed with a deeply polarised moment in his home country and around the globe. "I shot the film under (former president Michel) Temer and Bol...Keep on reading: ‘Narcos’ star unveils ‘first resistance film’ of Bolsonaro era.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 16th, 2019Related News

Dave Peñalosa stops Mexican bet in 4 rounds for WBO Oriental featherweight crown

Mexico's Marcos Cardenas was supposed to serve as a tough challenge for undefeated featherweight Dave Pealosa. Cardenas appeared to be good as advertised until Pealosa decided to pour it on en route to a fourth round stoppage to win the vacant WBO Oriental featherweight title in the main event of ESPN5's fight card. "All my hard work bore fruit after winning the title," Pealosa, who had trouble making weight but showed no effects of it throughout the bout, said in Filipino. "I just wanted to be patient. I'm happy that he showed a good fight and the fans were not disappointed." Pealosa, son of former two-time world champion Dodie Boy, was in his usual relentless self from ...Keep on reading: Dave Peñalosa stops Mexican bet in 4 rounds for WBO Oriental featherweight crown.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 16th, 2019Related News

Trump says will sign emergency to build border wall

WASHINGTON DC, USA – President Donald Trump, repeating his claim that "walls work," announced Friday, February 15, that he will  declare a national emergency in order to build a barrier on the US-Mexico border without funding from Congress. "I'm going to be signing a national emergency," Trump said, repeating his claim that ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 16th, 2019Related News

California may sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

SACRAMENTO, California --- California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday. Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Gov. Gavin Newsom, both Democrats, told reporters there is no emergency at the border and Trump doesn't have the authority to make the declaration. "No one in America is above the law, not even the president of the United States," Becerra said. "The president does not have power to act frivolously." Trump declared a national emergency earlier in the day to bypass Congress to use money from the Pentagon and counterdrug efforts to fulfill his promise of ...Keep on reading: California may sue Trump over emergency wall declaration.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 16th, 2019Related News

Locals find monarch colony in Mexico after yearslong search

AMANALCO DE BECERRA, Mexico --- For years, park rangers and conservationists working around Mexico's Nevado de Toluca volcano chased rumors of a monarch butterfly colony that wintered high in a forest of oyamel firs in some corner of the 132,000-acre (53,419-hectare) national reserve. Local woodsmen would report seeing some of the butterflies fluttering about and scouting teams would scramble to trek into the forest. They eventually narrowed their search to a swath of communal lands more than 10,000 feet (3,048 meters) above sea level on the northwestern side of the park, but still couldn't find the colony. "It was like an urban legend," said Gloria Tavera Alonso, a regional...Keep on reading: Locals find monarch colony in Mexico after yearslong search.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 16th, 2019Related News

Tiger takes aim at Riviera with WGC-Mexico on horizon - The Manila Times Online

LOS ANGELES: Tiger Woods says theres no secret to playing Riviera Country Club, but its just not something hes done well over the years. Theres no secret to this golfREAD The post Tiger takes aim at R.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsFeb 15th, 2019Related News

Duterte warns foreign drug syndicates

LAUR, NUEVA ECIJA---President Duterte on Wednesday said the country was fighting a "global war" on drugs as he warned anew about the entry into the Philippines of the Mexican drug cartel Sinaloa and its ties with Asia's equally notorious Bamboo Triad.   "There seems to be a blossoming of criminals globally and we are fighting a global war against drugs," Duterte said in a speech after he led the inauguration of Moscati Meadows, a drug rehabilitation center at Barangay San Juan in this town.   The President made the remarks hours after a New York court convicted Mexico's most notorious drug lord, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, of running an industrial-scale smuggling ope...Keep on reading: Duterte warns foreign drug syndicates.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 15th, 2019Related News

Tiger takes aim at Riviera with WGC-Mexico on horizon

Tiger takes aim at Riviera with WGC-Mexico on horizon.....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsFeb 15th, 2019Related News

El Chapo likely headed to ‘Alcatraz of the Rockies’

LOS ANGELES: He has already managed to escape twice from high-security prisons in Mexico. But this time, crime lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman may find it more difficult to slip…READ The post El Chapo likely headed to ‘Alcatraz of the Rockies’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes ManilatimesCategory: Feb 14th, 2019Related News

Trump ready to sign border deal, averting shutdown – reports

WASHINGTON DC, USA – President Donald Trump is ready to sign a border security funding deal, despite failing to get anywhere close to the money he sought for a US-Mexico border wall, US media reported Wednesday, February 13. CNN and NBC television quoted sources close to the president saying that Trump ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 14th, 2019Related News

Border deal: Trump falls short on wall, Dems get less too

WASHINGTON --- The undisputed grand prize at stake for President Donald Trump in the border security talks was money for his proposed wall with Mexico. He flat out got much less than he demanded. But to clinch the deal that congressional leaders hope to approve this week --- and that they're prodding Trump to sign or risk a new government shutdown --- Democrats gave ground, too. Especially in their bid to fetter the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency's ability to detain unauthorized immigrants. It's the kind of accord that, for now, has elicited few bellows of triumph by either side. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Tuesday called it "a pretty g...Keep on reading: Border deal: Trump falls short on wall, Dems get less too.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 13th, 2019Related News

Fence funding under way

WASHINGTON — Congressional negotiators reached an agreement Monday night to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the US-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had threatened to scuttle the talks. Our staff is just working out the details Republicans were desperate to avoid another bruising shutdown. […].....»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 12th, 2019Related News

‘The Favourite,’ ‘Roma’ win big at British Academy Awards

LONDON --- Tragicomic royal drama "The Favourite" and Mexican family memoir "Roma" split the honors with multiple wins each at Sunday's British Academy Film Awards --- victories that suggest a wind of change may be blowing through the movie industry. "The Favourite" won seven trophies including best British film and best actress for OIivia Colman, who plays Britain's 18th century Queen Anne in the female-centric drama. Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma," which centers on the nanny to a middle-class Mexico City family, took prizes for best picture, director, cinematography and foreign-language film. Winners relished the symbolism of their victories. "Thank you for celebrating our fem...Keep on reading: ‘The Favourite,’ ‘Roma’ win big at British Academy Awards.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: Feb 10th, 2019Related News

Massive drug bust exposes Mexico-Australia cartel ties

SYDNEY, Australia – Australian and US authorities on Friday, February 8, announced they had seized around a billion dollars worth of methylamphetamine – or "ice" – in a bust that revealed new ties between Mexican cartels and Aussie biker gangs. The Australian Federal Police said that a joint investigation led the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 8th, 2019Related News

Mexico not source of drugs

US President Donald Trump is so obsessed about building a wall on the southern border to prevent Mexicans from crossing over illegally to the US......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 7th, 2019Related News

New migrant caravan reaches U.S.-Mexico border

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico – Around 1,700 migrants traveling by caravan reached the US-Mexican border Tuesday, February 5, just as President Donald Trump prepared to give a major speech certain to include calls for his long-sought wall. The Central American migrants, mostly Hondurans, arrived in the city of Piedras Negras, Coahuila, across ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 6th, 2019Related News

Can Trump use emergency powers to build border wall?

WASHINGTON, DC, USA – President Donald Trump has indicated he could declare a national emergency in order to force the construction of hundreds of miles of border wall to prevent migrants from crossing into the United States illegally from Mexico. Trump is frustrated by the continuing high level of migrants , mostly from ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 5th, 2019Related News

U.S. sends 3,750 more troops to Mexico border

WASHINGTON, USA – The United States will send an additional 3,750 troops to its frontier with Mexico, the Pentagon said Sunday, February 3, as President Donald Trump doubled down on his call for a wall to boost border security. Soldiers were originally deployed to the border under an order President Donald ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 4th, 2019Related News