Americas Politics

Trump Building A 30 Foot High Wall At Mexican Border

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through, according to a pair of contract notices posted to a government website further detailing President Donald Trump’s promise to build a “big, beautiful wall” at the Mexican border. The notices were made …

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Venezuela Calls Peru’s President A “Coward” And “A Dog Subservient To The U.S.”

Venezuela’s leftist government has called the Peruvian president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, a “coward” and “dog” servile to the United States for his antagonism to socialism. Kuczynski, a 78-year-old former Wall Street investment banker who won the election last year, has been one of the most vocal critics in the region of Venezuela’s ruling “Chavismo” movement named for late socialist leader …

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Washington Accuses Venezuelan V.P. Of Masterminding An International Drug Cartel

Tareck El Aissami, Venezuela’s new vice president, has hit back at the United States for labelling him a major drug trafficker and slapping sanctions on him, calling the allegations a “vile” attack. “We shall not be distracted by these miserable provocations,” El Aissami, 42, wrote on Twitter on Tuesday. “Truth is invincible and we will see this vile aggression dispelled.” …

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Mexico’s retaliation against Trump may be taking shape

President Donald Trump has railed against Mexico since early in his presidential campaign, criticizing the US’s southern neighbor over matters of trade, immigration, and security. Since his election in November, Trump has largely maintained his hardline policies toward Mexico, with US-Mexico relations ever more strained as a result. The Mexican government is reportedly weighing economic and trade measures to counter …

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