Canadian minister dismisses suggestion to block Huawei CFOs extradition

Chrystia Freeland said move would set a dangerous precedent while Meng Wanzhou will challenge extradition request Canadas foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, has dismissed a suggestion that Ottawa block the extradition of a top executive from Chinas Huawei to the US, saying it would set a dangerous precedent. Huaweis chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, Sangrily demanded Canada release Meng and detained two Canadians on spying charges. It has also blocked imports of Canadian canola seed and the prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has said he fears further retaliation. The Globe and Mail newspaper on Thursday said former Canadian prime minister Jean Chrtien had floated the idea of the government Original Article : HERE ; This post was curated & posted using : …

All I have done, no credit! Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal

President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutiny The Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, bringing the highest number of monthly apprehensions made by US authorities in the past 13 years. In the deal announced with in the joint declaration during secretive negotiations over the past six months. On Sunday, the president fired off a series of enraged tweets as he headed for a second day of golf at his course in Sterling, Virginia. Lamenting what he called another false report in the Failing New York Times, he wrote: If President Obama made the deals that I have made, both at the Border and …

3 myths about Mexico and migration, debunked

(CNN)US President Donald Trump says Mexico isn’t doing enough to stop immigration — and he’s threatening to saddle Mexican goods with tariffs as result. Reality: Deportations from Mexico have been on the rise in recent months, and the country has launched several new efforts in response to the situation. In the face of Trump’s threat, Mexican officials have been pressing hard in recent days to tout their efforts to step up immigration enforcement and using data to make their case. In a statement released Monday, Mexico’s government said authorities there have deported 80,537 people since December. That’s a 33% increase from the number of migrants Mexico deported in the previous six-month period (60,605 from June-November 2018) and a 54% increase …

Canadian volunteers scour river for missing Indigenous women

Drag the Red searches for human remains in the Red River as a report recently concluded Indigenous women face a genocide As a government inquiry compiled its landmark race-based genocide and laid out more than 200 policy recommendations for future action. But Smith and her team have no plans to end their work: tragedy continues to befall Indigenous families across the country. More than 130 Indigenous women and girls have gone missing or been killed serial killer Robert Pickton in 1996. We have this attention now with the national inquiry, but how long is that going to last for? she asked. At the end of the day women are still going to go missing and are being murdered. Smiths work …

These are, we kid you not, actual questions people Google about Cinco de Mayo

(CNN)You know the old saying, “There’s no such thing as a stupid question?” When is Cinco de Mayo? Cinco = 5. de Mayo = of May. So, May 5. What is Cinco de Mayo in Spanish? Cinco de Mayo. When is Cinco de Mayo celebrated in Mexico? On Cinco de Mayo. When is Cinco de Mayo celebrated in the US? *Sigh. On Cinco de Mayo. When is Cinco de Mayo in Portland, Oregon? We’ve been through this already. When was the Cinco de Mayo war? There was no Cinco de Mayo war. The holiday celebrates Mexico’s victory over France in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. It was a relatively minor battle — the French reclaimed Puebla a …