Mexico

Woman Takes Selfie While Black Bear Sniffs Her Hair

A young hiker in Mexico definitely tested the limits in her life recently, when she found the courage to take a selfie with a bear just inches from her face.
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US Borders with Canada, Mexico to Remain Closed Until August: Reports

U.S. officials have indicated that they plan to extend border closures with Canada and Mexico due to the coronavirus until at least late August. Trade and commercial traffic, as well as those who cross the border for work, have been allowed.
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Avocado Prices Jump 34% Amid Trump's Threats to Close U.S.-Mexico Border

Is the avoca-lypse finally here? Bloomberg reports that on Tuesday , the price of Hass avocados from Mexico jumped an astounding 34 percent amid fears that President Trump may close the U.S.-Mexico border. That's the biggest one-day price increase for avocados since April 13, 2009--and analysts...
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President Trump Eases Up on Border Shutdown Threat

President Donald Trump eased up Tuesday on his threats to shut the U.S.-Mexico border this week as members of his administration explored half-measures that might satisfy the president’s urge for action. According to the AP , Trump did not back off on the idea completely, but said he was pleased...
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Make America Grate Again: Artist Building Wall Made of Cheese at Mexican Border

Cosimo Cavallaro tells The Los Angeles Times that he thinks President Trump's proposed Mexican border wall is "absurd," so the Southern California artist has started building an equally ludicrous wall next to Mexico's border with Tecate, California--one constructed entirely from bricks of cojita...
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London Tops List of TripAdvisor's 25 Best Travel Destinations for 2019

For the first time since 2016, London tops the list of TripAdvisor's 25 best global travel destinations --thanks in no small party to Prince Harry and his pregnant wife, Meghan Markle. "The global fascination with Harry and Meghan clearly has a powerful effect as this is the first time since 2016...
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Trump Issues 1st Veto After Congressional Rebuke of His Emergency Border Declaration

Donald Trump issued the first-ever veto of his presidency on Friday, rejecting Congress' block of his emergency declaration to fund his long-promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump's move came after the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted 59-41 last Tuesday to overturn his emergency...
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U.S. Senate Votes to Overturn Trump's Emergency Declaration at Mexican Border

On Tuesday, by a vote of 59-41, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted to overturn President Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the country's southwestern border with Mexico. “I believe the use of emergency powers in this circumstance violates the Constitution,” said Senator Jerry...
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