Here comes the wall: Trump rolls out prototypes for testing

Here comes the wall: Trump rolls out prototypes for testing

by WorldTribune Staff, October 20, 2017 Five of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump’s border wall have been completed. The president shared a montage of construction work footage on Twitter. The Department of Homeland Security said it will being to test the designs next week to determine which ones best prevent illegal aliens from entering […]

President reveals his ‘great love’, but what of the forgotten Americans who elected him?

President reveals his ‘great love’, but what of the forgotten Americans who elected him?

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Trump may have just committed political suicide. He announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as DACA, will be rescinded, but only after a six-month delay. The reason: Trump wants to give Congress the opportunity to pass a legislative amnesty for the so-called “Dreamers.” This […]

Pyongyang calls on Latin American nations to reject U.S. call for severing ties

Pyongyang calls on Latin American nations to reject U.S. call for severing ties

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2017 Latin American nations should not fall prey to the U.S.’s “coercive behavior” and should reject calls for them to sever relations with North Korea, a spokesperson for the North’s Foreign Ministry said. Pyongyang said U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s move to openly press Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Peru to […]

Venezuela’s upheaval making waves as far North as Mexico

Venezuela’s upheaval making waves as far North as Mexico

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall Venezuela, in South America, is a beautiful country and rich in natural resources, possessing the world’s largest known oil reserves. For many years it was a stable country, but the past several decades have brought it to disaster. The economy is in shambles, with a drastic shortage of consumer […]

Homeland Security to begin building border wall prototypes this summer

Homeland Security to begin building border wall prototypes this summer

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2017 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said it will build four to eight border wall prototypes this summer in San Diego. Ronald Vitiello, acting deputy commissioner at Customs and Border Protection, said the prototypes will be used to evaluate what kind of barrier is most effective in combating drug […]

Mexico’s drug war ranks as world’s second-deadliest conflict

Mexico’s drug war ranks as world’s second-deadliest conflict

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall Readers may note that several reports and evaluations of Mexican violence in 2016 have now been released, in calendar year 2017. As examples: 1. According to statistics of the Mexican government itself, murders in Mexico increased in 2016. See Mexico’s murder rate spiked in 2016 due to ‘ongoing shifts […]

Eight Mexican, and 4 U.S. cities on world’s most murderous list

Eight Mexican, and 4 U.S. cities on world’s most murderous list

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall The ongoing violence in Mexico is analyzed each year, as number crunchers study previous years’ statistics. It is a morbid undertaking as such statistics deal with numbers representing real people who were homicide victims. So why even study it? It is hoped that the discovery of patterns and trends […]

Trump plays hardball, wins renegotiation of NAFTA

Trump plays hardball, wins renegotiation of NAFTA

by WorldTribune Staff, April 27, 2017 Canada and Mexico have agreed to U.S. President Donald Trump’s terms to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The White House announced on April 26 that Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau “agreed to proceed swiftly, according to their required internal procedures, […]

Mexico City’s archdiocese brands Mexican firms collaborating with wall ‘traitors’

Mexico City’s archdiocese brands Mexican firms collaborating with wall ‘traitors’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 27, 2017 Any Mexican company that assists in building U.S. President Donald Trump’s border wall “should be considered traitors to the homeland,” the Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico said on March 26. In an editorial, Mexico’s largest archdiocese scolded companies who might seek to profit from the wall. “Any company intending to […]

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