Texas Guardsman Should Not Have Shot Gunman to Save Migrant, Says Mexican President

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador criticized the actions of a Texas National Guardsman who fired at a suspected cartel gunman from across the border to save a group of migrants being attacked. Even though the Texas soldier saved the migrants from imminent danger, the Mexican politician claimed the shooting was an affront to his country’s sovereignty.

June 12, 2023 in Mexico City, Mexico: President of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during the morning conference in front of reporters at the national palace on June 12, 2023 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo credit should read Carlos Santiago / Eyepix Group/Future Publishing via Getty Images)

China Claims It Has No Illicit Fentanyl Trade with Mexico

China’s government publicly claimed that it has no illicit Fentanyl trade with Mexico and it is up to the U.S. to stop its current opioid crisis. The statement from China comes days after Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador made international headlines by claiming that his country was not a producer of Fentanyl and it was up to the U.S. and not him to stop the flow from other countries.

HAMBURG, GERMANY - JULY 07: (RUSSIA OUT) Chinese President Xi Jinping waves arriving to the Elbphilharmone for the dinner during the G20 Summit on July,7,2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images)

REPORT: Mexican Government Exaggerating Narco-Lab Seizures

Various Mexican news outlets are reporting that Mexico’s government has been exaggerating the number of drug-producing labs being seized. The allegations come at a time when various U.S. politicians have accused Mexico’s government of not doing enough to stop drug cartels.

US President Joe Biden meets Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Mexico's president, center, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., US, on Tuesday, July 12, 2022. Biden and Lopez Obrador plan to discuss ways to expand legal migration, improve security and strengthen their shared border. Photographer: Chris …

Mexican Politicians Hold Midnight Vote to Militarize Federal Police

Mexico’s lower congressional chamber held a midnight vote that gave ultimate control of their civilian federal police force to the nation’s military. The move sparked much controversy as Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) and his party had campaigned to de-militarizing the country as a way to diminish the rampant cartel violence.

Central American migrants who crossed the Suchiate River from Guatemala to Mexico are stopped by Mexican National Guard on the riverbank near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Hundreds of Central American migrants hoping to reach United States marooned in Guatemala crossed en masse through a river leading to …