Stage Set Long Ago For Encounter At Colombia-Venezuela Border

W.T. Whitney Jr., Peoplesworld.org -

On February 23, the U.S. and Colombian governments joined in trying to push humanitarian supplies from the Colombian border city Cúcuta into Venezuela. They were using humanitarian aid as a [...]

Federal Government Drops Charges Against Four No More Deaths Volunteers, One Still Faces Trial

By Staff, Forms.nomoredeaths.org -

TUCSON: On Thursday federal prosecutors dropped criminal charges against four humanitarian aid volunteers.  The charges came down as a result of the volunteers’ search for migrants missing in the [...]

Venezuela: Communication Minister Shows Truth Of Border Violence

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

On Sunday, Venezuelan Minister of Communication and Information Jorge Rodriguez revealed the truth of the violence on the Simon Bolivar-Venezuela border bridge. His revelations show the [...]

Progressives Should Support Open Borders — With No Apology

By Khury Petersen-Smith, Fpif.org -

When President Donald Trump claimed in his State of the Union Address that “wealthy politicians and donors push for open borders, while living their lives behind walls and gates and guards,” it [...]

President Maduro Shuts Venezuela’s Border With Brazil

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro announced Thursday the closure of Venezuela's border with Brazil adding that his government was evaluating the total shutdown of the country's border with [...]

Trump’s Wall & National Emergency Declaration Coming

By Jack Rasmus, Zcomm.org -

Just leaked today that Senator McConnell, Trump’s echo, has indicated that Trump will declare a national emergency today, even as he signs a compromise bill with Pelosi and the Dems to fully fund [...]

Journalists, Lawyers, And Activists Working On The Border Face Coordinated Harassment From U.S. And Mexican Authorities

By Ryan Devereaux, Theintercept.com -

FOUR PHOTOJOURNALISTS GATHERED on the southern side of the U.S.-Mexico border wall shortly after Christmas in Tijuana. They were there to document the arrival of the migrant caravans from Central [...]

Nogales City Council Calls On Feds To Remove All Border Razor Wire In The Arizona City

By Staff, Tucson.com -

NOGALES, Ariz. — Officials in this Arizona border city passed a resolution Wednesday night condemning the installation of new razor wire that now covers the entirety of a tall border wall through [...]

Mexican Workers Are Engaging In Wildcat Strikes At The Border

By Kent Paterson, Inthesetimes.com -

Catalyzed by the Mexican government’s minimum wage hike in the northern border zone, wildcat protests in Mexico’s assembly-for-export industry, or maquiladoras, greeted the first weeks of the [...]

GAO: Climate Change Is A Critical Cause Of Migration

By Neela Banerjee, Insideclimatenews.org -

As the movement of refugees strains countries worldwide and becomes fuel for political clashes in the United States, the Trump administration has eliminated guidelines that the government once [...]

Four Women Found Guilty After Leaving Food And Water In Desert For Migrants

By Staff, Apnews.com -

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge has found four women guilty of entering a national wildlife refuge without a permit as they sought to place food and water in the Arizona desert for migrants. U.S. [...]

The Scott Warren Case Is Part Of A Crackdown On Aid To Migrants

By James Goodman, Progressive.org -

He offered food, water, and clothing to migrants on a deadly stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. Now he’s facing twenty years in prison. Humanitarian groups fear the situation will only get worse. [...]

The Violence Of Bill Blocks & Shutdowns + Whimsical Resistance At The Border

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Here's what climate refugees need to make it through a disaster. How would you fare? --- Next up, how the government shutdown targets survivors of domestic and sexual violence – plus the age-old [...]

Need To Solve A Border Dispute? Look To Ethiopia Or Uzbekistan

By Nick Megoran, Theconversation.com -

Border disputes have recently taken on renewed importance, threatening political crisis in the UK, US and EU. Yet 2018 saw positive steps towards resolving some of the world’s most difficult [...]

Trump To Deploy More Troops To US-Mexico Border On Semi-Permanent Basis

By Eric London, Wsws.org -

According to press reports yesterday, the Trump administration is preparing a semi-permanent deployment of the military on the US-Mexico border. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has [...]