For those of us living in the United States or Mexico, it’s unlikely that we’ll always be protected from a well-armed gunman with murderous intent. So we’d all better come up with a personal plan. Just in case.
There are three ways to deal with a bully: let him have his way, confront him or ignore him completely. In dealing with Donald Trump, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador — AMLO, as he is known — has chosen the third option.
2019 may well turn out be one of the hottest years on record. Unfortunately, the coming years could be even worse.
PARKLAND, Fla. On Feb. 14, 2018, Joaquin Oliver, 17, brought flowers to school for his girlfriend. His father had driven him to buy them the night before, and in the morning, Joaquin awoke, made sure to shower (it was Valentines Day, as he pointed out to his parents), then grabbed his backpack, the flowers and a card. His father drove him to school, and as soon as Joaquin had a chance, he gave them to his girlfriend.
It should come as no surprise that millions of undocumented immigrants work in the United States. But not only that until recently, some of them worked at two, perhaps more, of President Donald Trumps properties.
No matter how much you might want to seal the border between Mexico and the United States, its simply not possible. You might temporarily stop, delay, complicate or hinder the flow of immigrants and drugs from south to north, but nothing will ever stop it entirely.
This may seem like a riddle. One, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is a left-wing Latin American president, while the other, Donald Trump, is the far-right president of the United States.
Lesly, 7, is a wheelchair. She can’t speak, can’t walk, can’t eat on her own. She began having seizures when she was 7 months old. Doctors believe she had a stroke at some point, and her condition has never improved.
Tijuana, Mexico. Tear gas. A huge refugee camp a few minutes away from the U.S. southern border. Thousands of Central Americans arriving in the northernmost Mexican city of Tijuana in an attempt to change their lives and get a taste of the American dream.
The next two years will be difficult. The divide between red states and blue states in this country is very wide.