Skip to comments.Mexico deploys military to block migrant caravan
Posted on 10/03/2020 6:02:15 PM PDT by BeauBo
Mexico on Friday ordered the military to deploy along its southern border to block a migrant caravan that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador suggested was linked to the US election.
Thousands of mostly Honduran migrants were traveling through Guatemala, heading for the United States via Mexico, just weeks before a tense US presidential vote in which immigration is a key issue.
It seems very strange to us. Its very strange that this caravan leaves on the eve of the election in the United States, Lopez Obrador told reporters.
It has to do with the election in the United States. I dont have all the elements but I think there are indications that it was put together for this purpose, he added.
The migrants, mostly young men, surged across the border from Honduras into Guatemala on Thursday despite restrictions linked to the coronavirus pandemic.
Many were not wearing masks to protect against the spread of infection.
Some returned to their country after the Guatemalan government ordered them to be detained and deported.
Mexico will deploy hundreds of military and immigration personnel to its border to prevent the caravan entering the country, a senior government official said.
Theyre not going to cross, Francisco Garduno, the head of the Mexican migration authority, told reporters.
Garduno said the migrants must respect the immigration law.
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The new 26,000 person National Guard force that Mexico established last year to control this kind of thing, operates under a new National Law on the Use of Force (LEY NACIONAL SOBRE EL USO DE LA FUERZA) - which can be simply summarized as "Use Force".
Very impressive and thank you Mexico
At first I read “midget caravan” LOL
AMLO has surprised me.
“At first I read midget caravan”
They do look smaller in the rear view mirror, and that is where they are soon going to be.
The international company for whom I work has a production facility in Tijuana. Job turnover there is quite rapid as there are a lot of opportunities to work in Tijuana. Central American refugees are welcome to apply with only two requirements (a)the equivalent of an 8th grade education and (b)a willingness to work.
Almost none do so. Why do you suppose that is?
Who in the CIA is Running this op?? and How Many FBI Agents are in on it??
Well, the Mexican Army had had it’s problem. But once upon a time, a Mexican Lieutenant and his squad sure did right by me.
Mexico, it would appear, is helping to pay for the Wall.
This was a get well gift from Mexico and it sure beats flowers
Some tv stations have been hyping this caravan. They show women with children talking about living in fear and poverty in their home countries and just wanting safety and a job in the US.
Trying to tug heartstrings.
Don’t think its working.
Nothing strange about it to me. Nancy has included amnesty in the latest coronavirus bill, not to mention destroying the medical profession for American nurses and doctors. Americans are SOL. Look to the rino POS to carry the ball. Trumps latest directive is for them to work together on the bill. You know what bipartisan means to these bastages, working against middle class Americans. /s https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/10/01/house-democrats-hide-amnesty-white-collar-inflows-in-coronavirus-bailout/
Mexico having troops on its southern border is fine but I’m not comfortable with thousands of Mexican troops just outside our southern border.
Time to do away with CIA—shooters of Presidents.
AMLO has been a pleasant surprise.
The Mexican National Guard is warming up in the batter's box.
Very impressive Mexico?
No, very impressive President Trump.
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