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Posted: 2/23/2007 2:42:24 PM EST


Mexican anger over US 'trespass'

Mexico's parliament has condemned what it says is a border violation by US workers building a controversial barrier between the two countries.

Legislators say workers and equipment building a section of the barrier have gone 10 metres (yards) into Mexico.

The alleged border violation comes ahead of a high-level meeting in the Canadian capital Ottawa.

US, Mexican and Canadian foreign ministers are to discuss border security and trade issues.

Mexican legislators said they had photographs and video, taken on Monday, of the workers and heavy-duty construction equipment that showed them about 10 metres inside Mexico near the border city of Agua Prieta and the town of Douglas, Arizona.

The Mexican Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa said she had complained to the US authorities and that the men and equipment had been withdrawn.

Continental trade concerns

In a statement, the US Ambassador to Mexico Tony Garza said: "The US is sensitive to Mexican concerns... [and] has the deepest respect for the integrity of the sovereignty of Mexican soil".

He said US Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff had not been in the area of the alleged incursion and recent photographs of him welding a section of the fence had been taken in a different part of Arizona on the US side of the border.

The US says it is building 700 miles (1,125km) of fencing along its border with Mexico to stop illegal immigration.

Many Mexicans see the fence as offensive and say it will be ineffective and potentially cause more deaths in border crossings.

An estimated 1.2 million illegal immigrants were arrested in 2005 trying to cross into the US via the border states of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California.

About 11 million Mexicans are thought to live in the US, more than six million of them illegally.

Later on Friday, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is meeting her Canadian and Mexican counterparts - Peter Mackay and Patricia Espinosa - in Ottawa.

They are to discuss concerns that security measures put in place after the 11 September 2001 attacks on the US may hamper trade between the three countries.

The officials will also look at co-ordinating responses to emergencies such as a pandemic outbreak of avian flu.

Link Posted: 2/23/2007 2:44:16 PM EST
Johnny Sutton will probably bring charges against the construction workers.

Link Posted: 2/23/2007 2:46:16 PM EST
Ha! But I'm sure bush will have the workers imprisoned.
Link Posted: 2/23/2007 2:47:18 PM EST
Until you stop your peoples trespass, FOAD
Link Posted: 2/23/2007 2:47:56 PM EST
I know a few Mexican construction workers that are HUNDREDS of miles inside the US border!

Link Posted: 2/23/2007 2:48:03 PM EST
Hey mexico, fuck you.
Link Posted: 2/23/2007 2:50:28 PM EST
I dont even know what to say, really... I cannot even begin to understand these people's thinking.

Link Posted: 2/23/2007 2:50:44 PM EST
No problem. Bush will kiss Vincente's ass and ask for forgiveness.

Then he'll find out there's been an election and have to repeat the process.

Old habits die hard.
Link Posted: 2/23/2007 2:51:21 PM EST

Originally Posted By SPECTRE:
Hey mexico, fuck you.

+1 million
Link Posted: 2/23/2007 2:51:40 PM EST


Link Posted: 2/23/2007 2:53:14 PM EST
Us - 1 border infringement

Mexico - 12,000,000 border infringements

They owe us 11,999,999 more border infringements

Link Posted: 2/23/2007 2:53:35 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/24/2007 2:29:04 AM EST by usptac]
Our "Official" tolerance of illegal border crossings from the mexico are such that, in this case, any mexican complaining about our trespasses into their country, should immediately be *edit* probably a CoC violation *edit*. BAN MEXICO
Link Posted: 2/23/2007 2:54:31 PM EST
LOL..you've got to be shittin' me!
Link Posted: 2/23/2007 3:01:15 PM EST
I have a friend who is a real estate agent that had opened a small club in Cancun. Two of his American friends were heavily fined and almost imprisoned for helping him install a speaker system and the actual bar. (The table at which drinks are served)

The only reason they weren't imprisoned is becuase they were working for free.

You damn sure don't want to be caught working there. Maybe we could learn something from them.
Link Posted: 2/23/2007 3:03:33 PM EST
Make sure and pay them with these:

Link Posted: 2/23/2007 3:07:36 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/23/2007 3:12:10 PM EST by AmericanPatriot]
We're doomed as a Nation if this s**t is tolerated any further.

Border guards thrown in jail...

Defunding of the border fence....

Banking institutions issuing loans and credit to Illegals...

NAFTA Super Highway in the works...

Blanket amnesty coming soon in 2007/2008....


Link Posted: 2/23/2007 3:17:27 PM EST
I'm shocked

...that Mexico realizes they have a border with the US
Link Posted: 2/23/2007 3:30:36 PM EST
Oh... Please!!! .....
Link Posted: 2/23/2007 3:31:13 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/23/2007 3:31:20 PM EST by Towely]
Fuck Mexico

edit: beat to it..
Link Posted: 2/23/2007 3:33:43 PM EST

Originally Posted By Foxxz:


About 11 million Mexicans are thought to live in the US

Yeah right/nice try.....another lie from an ultra-liberal propaganda agency. How about more like 20 million +
Link Posted: 2/23/2007 3:38:50 PM EST
Insert CoC violation here ---->_________________________________and die!

Link Posted: 2/23/2007 3:41:18 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/23/2007 3:41:32 PM EST by jvic]
Do they really not realize the whole reason we have to build a wall is to keep their people out? It's not to keep our people in...

I have heard the Mexican economy would collapse without the money sent into the country from Mexicans working in the U.S.
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