El Salvador

Allan on December 14th, 2018

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrdor, known by the acronym AMLO, formed by his initials, became President of Mexico on December 1st.  I wish AMLO well. AMLO is very ambitious, and believes that his new administration is ushering in the “Fourth Transformation” of Mexican history. So far, President Lopez Obrador  has a good relationship with Trump.  As […]

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Allan on November 28th, 2018

The latest installment of Said in Spanish deals with the topic of the Caravan.   There are five topics: 1.  The Governor of Baja California asks Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto for help. 2.  Mexico Complains about the Tear Gas 3.  Honduras Complains about the Rubber Bullets 4.  Mexican Human Rights Commission on Honduran Border Havoc […]

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The latest installment in the Said in Spanish series, with five topics: 1. Mexican media discovers that other countries (not just the U.S.) deport Mexican minors. 2. Mayor of Mexican border city complains about  migrants in her city. 3. Univision reports an immigration raid. 4. St. Patrick’s Battalion. 5. Eugenio Derbez. To read the entire […]

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In early January 2018, the  Banco de México (Mexico’s Federal Reserve equivalent)   announced that remittances to Mexico from Mexicans abroad (nearly all in the United States) hit an historic high in calendar year 2017. From January to November of 2017, the total remittance sum sent to Mexico  was 26,167,000,000 dollars.   That 26 billion dollar plus […]

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Allan on January 19th, 2018

About 190,000 Salvadorans have been ordered to return to El Salvador in Central America, 17 years after the earthquake which won them a TPS (“Temporary” Protected  Status). The TPS Salvadorans have eighteen months to go back, and in the interim the Salvadoran government plans to obtain a permanent status for them in the United States. […]

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