Marcelo Ebrard

President Trump called off his threat to put tariffs on Mexican imports until Mexico stops the massive movement of non-Mexicans crossing through Mexico to get to the United States. Instead, Mexico and the U.S. have made an agreement. So who wins, and who loses. That depends on what occurs next…. For the entire blog entry, […]

Continue reading about Trump Calls Off Tariff Threat. A Defeat or a Triumph? That Depends…

Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on Mexico. The President announced it in a tweet on May 30th which said the tariffs would be imposed “until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our country, STOP.” (Twitter source here). The tariff threat certainly got the attention of the government of Mexico, and […]

Continue reading about Is the Trump Tariff Threat Having Some Effect? It Sure Looks Like It

President Trump has threatened a 5% tariff on all Mexican goods beginning on June 10th “until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our Country, STOP. “ Is the Tweeter-in-Chief really going to do it this time, or back down? I don’t know, but the Mexican government takes this very seriously and […]

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My latest Said in Spanish installment has four topics: 1. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti visits Mexico and hobnobs with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard. 2 A Truck Tragedy in Mexico and Central American Illegal Alien Routes 3. In Mexico’s Veracruz state, a Mexican Education Official Dismissed, and Why 4.  La Opinion and Univision Report Chinese […]

Continue reading about Said in Spanish: Garcetti Visits Mexico, Truck Tragedy in Mexico, Mexican State Indian Education Official Fired, La Opinion and Univision Expose Chinese Report Chinese Birth Tourism

Mexico’s new President, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, known by initials AMLO, has been in office since December 1st.   AMLO has a good relationship with Trump and refuses to criticize the American president. Nevertheless, we can probably expect future meddling in the U.S. by the AMLO administration.   It’s hard for a Mexican administration to avoid it. […]

Continue reading about AMLO and Ebrard Discuss Support for Mexicans in the United States

Here is the latest Said in Spanish installment.  There are four topics: I. Mexican President AMLO still goes out of his way to not criticize Trump. II. Mexican  says there is no third country agreement with the U.S., but is, for now, taking in the asylum seekers anyway. III. Trump burned in effigy in Honduras, […]

Continue reading about Said in Spanish: AMLO Still Won’t Criticize Trump, Mexico and Asylum Seekers, Trump Burned in Effigy in Honduras, and Vox in Spain

The U.S. and Mexican governments have announced that the U.S. is giving 10 billion dollars (for starters) to Mexico and Central America.   It seems to be the beginning of Mexican President AMLO’s vision of an international aid program mostly funded by the United States. The goal of the 10 billion dollars  is to aid development […]

Continue reading about Trump Administration to Give 10 Billion Dollars to Mexico and Central America. And they Can’t Build the Border Wall?