Mexico Builds A "Wall" (And Guess Who Paid For It)

Tyler Durden's picture

Mexico is building a 'wall'... on its southern border (to keep illegal immigrants out). Perhaps even more ironic, The FT notes that the Obama administration is coy about its role in Mexico’s crackdown but is sending $75m in equipment and training to help stop Central Americans from crossing illegally into Mexico... in other words, US Taxpayers funded a Mexican wall to keep immigrants out.


The UN estimates 400,000 Central Americans cross illegally into Mexico each year and as many as half of those are fleeing violence. But as The FT reports, Mexico already acts as a formidable barrier for many...

Zero net immigration of Mexicans into the US and an 82 per cent fall in people caught trying to cross the US-Mexico border in the past 10 years means that most would-be immigrants detained there are Central Americans. Even without Mr Trump’s fortress frontier, Mexico finds itself under increasing pressure to stem the migrant tide near its source — its own southern border.


“Mexico has become a wall for migrants,” said Sister Magdalena Silva, co-ordinator of Cafemin, a privately run shelter in Mexico City that takes in refugee families, including Rosa’s. “The current policy is to arrest migrants to stop them from getting to the US border.”




Unlike in the US, Mexico has broadened asylum laws to recognise that fleeing violence of the kind practised by the street gangs of Honduras and El Salvador can classify someone as a refugee. But the odds are still stacked against asylum seekers: Mexico deported a record 175,000 Central Americans last year, up 68 per cent from the previous year and nearly two-and-a-half times the number deported by the US.



“By the end of the year we estimate we could have as many as 8,100 individuals seeking asylum in Mexico,” almost all from Central America, says José Sieber, the head of protection in Mexico for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. That is more than double last year’s number.

Finally, and perhaps interestingly, guess who is funding this 'wall' of deportation...

The US is coy about its role in Mexico’s crackdown but is sending $75m in equipment and training to help stop Central Americans from crossing illegally into Mexico.


Hosting Mr Trump two weeks ago, President Enrique Peña Nieto said that “making Mexico’s border with our friends and neighbours in Central America more secure is of vital importance for Mexico and the US”.

Physical wall or legal wall... it appears Mexico agrees with Donald Trump that better walls make better neighbors... we just wonder what he thinks about Americans paying for it.

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Verlorenes Geld's picture


But, the "75m in equipment" are store closeouts from the Sports Authority and the "training" is a stack of vouchers for ITT's 2017 semester.


HopefulCynic's picture

Illegal immigration is much more hurtful for the imiigrants than the "target" countries, they get killed, mugged, raped, and forced in to slavery in the process. Illegal immigration is not the way to fix things for most of them. The Left creates vices and brainwashes massess in to believing that they can achieve a better life, by emigrating illegally, instead of fixing the root of the problem with real popular action, like organising, in order to take down their corrupt governments and fighting agains cronyism and outside intervention.

The Left teaches people to look for a handout, brainwashes them in to magical thinking, which most of the time turns out to be false, like in the case of the USA, where the majority of illegal Mexicans are returning in mass to Mexico, because they have noticed that they had better quality of life in their country than in the USA, sadly Central Americans do not have a choice of staying in Mexico, they are deported all the way back or are treated and abused off worse in Mexico than in the USA so they prefer to stay in the US. The Left is vicious, because it creates the circumstances for this BS. 

edotabin's picture

Well of course they do. That's what "the left" does. It fucks everything up for everyone and creates a centralized power. Eventually, that collapses too. They just have a great way of lying about it and disguising it behind "human rights" and other very benign and noble-sounding causes. They also play and prey on the fear and insecurities of people. How so many people remain so blind to this simple formula is beyond me.

This story about Mexico building a wall on its southern border also kinda makes you think about the credibility of that lying ass Vincente Fox.

Trump had a great line today in Flint, Michigan: "It used to be that cars were built in Flint and you couldn't drink the water in Mexico. Today we have the exact opposite."



Lurk Skywatcher's picture

The money changers need mass immigration because their entire ponzi scam is built on perpetual growth.

Borrowing from the future to pay for shit now means that the people in the future have to work to pay off our debts, while borrowing from their future to pay for their needs.

There must be at the very least a replacement birth rate, or the whole thing collapses.

Every first world western country has a falling birth rate, most well below the 2.1 children per couple needed to sustain the current population.

Less babies now means less workers in the future.

Meanwhile, poor third world countries have sky rocketing birth rates.

It doesn't take a genius to invent an excuse to bomb the fuck out of their countries and force them to flee to the rich countries.

Its even easier when the governments, media and military are all on board.

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FreezeThese (not verified) Lurk Skywatcher Sep 15, 2016 5:26 AM

Don't ask questions and repeat after me ... Mexico will pay for it ... It doesn't matter if it's not true because it sounds great!

Handful of Dust's picture

Who created all this violence in Central America I wonder?

JRobby's picture

Trump visits, they talk.

Mexico start building a wall to keep ALL immigrants from traversing Mexico to invade the US

Ford moves all small car production to Mexico.

It is clear who is going to win POTUS  and it is clear what was discussed.

CuttingEdge's picture

I've read some far out sci-fi and fantasy in my time so I am speaking from experience when I say:


It's the hubris that get's me - same as Twin Cankles' doctor and her bullshit statement.

Trump's a racist for wanting a wall?

Ofuckwit thinks putting one up further south isn't the same thing? He has one seriously fucked up morality compass.

If he wants Mexicans in the US why the fuck doesn't the cunt just invade the shithole and annex it? Turn 'em all into US (Dem) citizens? Just think of all that beachfront real estate and decent tacos on a Tuesday for the sheeple. Not to mention Acapulco Gold...

CuttingEdge's picture
Mob of 100 neo-Nazis in vicious brawl with 20 asylum seekers who goaded them into violence

Warming up a tad, Mrs Merkel?

MillionDollarBonus_'s picture

It's only right that we should pay for Mexico's wall. These immigrants entering Mexico in order to come to the United States. We benefit from the labor and economic growth these immigrants provide, but Mexico has to deal with the chaos they produce during the migration. This is why, as Soros has said repeatedly, the west needs a sensible migration policy that offers undocumented workers a safe and easy path to citizenship. We then need to develop safe migration channels that allow people to come here and work without fear of death or injury. This is the only way to end the chaos!


CuttingEdge's picture

I'll take back what I said above - MDB definately takes the biscuit of being the human being furthest removed from reality.

Jim in MN's picture

His million centavo bonus depends on it.....but he posted too far down this thread to properly derail the comments, so that's fewer centavos this time.

OverTheHedge's picture

Sneaky - he's changed his avatar, so I actually read his post for the first time in years. I was getting more and more confused as I read it, until I went back to see the poster's name.

It's fair to say that I feel vindicated in not reading his posts normally; he doesn't bring anything of value, and I only have limited time here, so have to make the most of it.

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Chris Dakota (not verified) CuttingEdge Sep 15, 2016 9:34 AM

Why is Trump always right?

The Truth

The end of the end of the end, that which can not be changed.


bamawatson's picture

and on the 7th day, they rested

edotabin's picture

Why is it that people think Mexico will have to send a check for the wall to be built? There are many ways that the money can be raised. It can be done through deficit reduction, taxation etc.

Colonel Klink's picture

Even better, a surtax on money being sent back to Mexico and other Latin American countries.

VinceFostersGhost's picture



....on its southern border (to keep illegal immigrants out).


Good idea!


We should do that!


Jeb Bush and the Chamber of Congress might get pissed......screw those guys.

TheReplacement's picture

We could follow the Chinese example, bury certain people within the wall.  Instead of dead laborers, traitors like those you mentioned.

Jim in MN's picture

easy, just tack an extra $1,000 on every Ford they assemble.

Infocat's picture

Frankly, its possible to make Mexico pay, simply cut them of from all remittances. We need to deport these illegals, otherwise the nation is dead.

bardot63's picture

Oppressed peoples have a remedy -- the Founding Fathers knew that remedy.  It's called armed revolution.  If they don't have the gonads for that,  then they stay enslaved.

Kidbuck's picture

No one is more violent than our own IRS should I not "volunteer" to pay them tribute. Can I have a taxpayer built wall around my house to keep them out?

Bastille Day's picture

I wonder if people from Chicago could claim asylum in Mexico.

css1971's picture

Immigration is about suppressing wages. Full stop.


Big business have the left entirely captured. They've created a bunch of terms that the muppets latch on to, and advocate rabidly. Racism & sexism -> cheap workers, suppressed wages, higher profits.

They must suffer horribly from cognitive dissonance and confusion. Bring in a million people, wages drop because Capitalism Is EVIL. So they add a minimum wage while bringing in ANOTHER million people, and FUCK... Ghettos of unemployed immigrants everywhere. EVIL WHITE RACIST CAPITALISTS!


Everything they do makes the problems of society worse. The level of retardation is depressing.

Handful of Dust's picture

The middle class and lower class gets poorer while the upper management walks away with massive bonuses.

Look at what's happened during Nobama's reign. The Wells Fargo chick handed over $125 million for defrauding people and the woman at Yahoo $44 million after the verizon merger.

Simulataneously, middle class private sector wages have been cut, benefits cut and many even forced on Obama's Shitcare.

KickIce's picture

It's also about draining the remaining life blood out of the average American.  Getting your wages cut is bad, but is compounded by tptb being able to keep all the current bubbles from popping.  It's a whole lotta suck when your wages get but but auto, health, housing and education continue to head for the sky; unfortunately, this is not a bug but rather a feature.

Jim in MN's picture

Little people make big people mad with weekends, health & safety, winning WWII, literacy, and the expectation of cabins or RVs.

They've been trying to 'get it all back' for a century.....

SidSays's picture

There is no Left, there is not Right.

There are only Neo-Liberals with a progressive agenda and Neo-Conservatives with the very same progressive agenda.

It is all so bolshevik-esque.


SidSays's picture

Of course they don't fix the root problem; there is no power to be gained from that.

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the.ghost.of.22wmr (not verified) Verlorenes Geld Sep 15, 2016 2:36 AM

Another Mitt Romney success story.

Treason Season's picture


Treason Season's picture



On Edit; Sorry This is a year old thing. Thought it was fresh.

BabaLooey's picture

He is a sick bastard, who should not be allowed to live.

Biden has been in government so long he feels entitled.

He, along with a shitload of other fuckheads in D.C. need to be exterminated.

j0nx's picture

its pretty much time to stop paying taxes. between sending arms to terrorists (while listening to them threaten to take our gun rights away i might add) and funding shit like this to countries that disrepect and openly do everything they can to thwart us there is simply no valid reason to continue paying taxes, particularly if the beast is elected. i will not fund my own destruction. easier to sit at home, collect welfare, play video games and lift weights all day.

undercover brother's picture

mindbogglingly ironic....or is that ironically mindboggling. 

More Ammo's picture

US Taxpayers funded a Mexican wall to keep immigrants out.


I hate euphemisms, call like it is, INVADERS!

Creative_Destruct's picture

Reaching Max Hypocrisy.....NOW.

KickIce's picture

We're living in the Onionverse.

otschelnik's picture

I never understood why Trump gets hammered for that wall on the border. 

The Hungarians built a wall on their Austrian border to keep the illegal migrants from the mid-east out, 

Norway is building a wall on its Russian border, as mid-east migrants use a route through Russia to get to Norway,

Now the British are going to build a wall around the Chunnel in Calais to keep the illegal migrants out.  

and the Mexicans are doing it, well good for them. 


Creative_Destruct's picture

Just goes to show you that Hillary needs to insult the rest of the world too... what a bunch of reprehensible xenophobes.

...and deplorable too!

bardot63's picture

Deplorable lives matter.  Hillary's position is staggering, but there's one more shoe to drop.

Infield_Fly's picture
Infield_Fly (not verified) otschelnik Sep 15, 2016 3:42 AM

Left leaning media hates Trump / wants Hillary to win.  The media is acting on behalf of Hillary - the approach is to attack on many fronts and poll to see which causes the greatest damage - looks like the wall has won.


Facts, schmacts - has nothing to do with any of this.  Forget reason and logic too.

css1971's picture

There is already a barrier along 1/3 of the length of the US/Mexico border. There's absolutely nothing unusual or controversial about the proposal.

BabaLooey's picture

Let's not forget the 471 MILE wall Mexico has keeping Guatamalans out.

DuckDuckGo that (FUCK Google)

j0nx's picture

hmm no call from the msm to call the mexican govt racists for doing the same thing trump proposes for us?? How can that be?

monad's picture

Its not the wall. The Marxists are hammering him because he's bad for parasites. Think like a rat. Rats don't love humans, so why do they follow us everywhere?