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For the next hour or so, I’ll be tweeting about our @sdspj panel about last years’s caravan to the border, how it affected #Tijuana, and what we’ve learned since. I’ll be using the hashtag #spjborderpanel and I’ll try to keep it contained to this thread.
No promises about keeping it in one thread though! Here’s details about this event:…
Overall, says @AP reporter @elliotspagat, local coverage was excellent. Trying to determine who organized the caravan was difficult, as were other details, given the political situation in both countries. #spjborderpanel
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.@fernandeznorona frenará sus actividades para acudir al llamado de AMLO.
El diputado del PT asistirá al evento de #Tijuana, el cual busca defender la dignidad de #México, frente a los aranceles de #EUA.
Ciudadanos piden que AMLO realice evento por la dignidad en Lomas Taurinas.
Usuarios de redes sociales solicitaron que el acto sea en #BajaCalifornia, donde fue el asesinato de Luis Donaldo Colosio.
Senadores acompañarán a AMLO a mitin de a unidad por #EUA, excepto MC y PAN.
@RicardoMonrealA señaló que este es un momento donde la patria necesita de unidad.
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#Fact: Did you know that In January, February and March of 2019, 8,493 people were murdered in #Mexico, they say that this is the most violent first quarter on record that is a jump of 9% above the start of 2018, which was a record at the time.
They also say that the City of "Mexico City" experienced a 46% increase in the number of homicide victims compared to the first quarter of 2018 with that of 2019. #Mexico
I also made a news article on the crime increases in Tijuana the border city to the #US! That 14 people got killed in a 24 hour mark in #Tijuana.…
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1/ Imagine if #SanDiego had constructed treatment ponds in the #Tijuana River estuary near #ImperialBeach instead of insisting on a "traditional" wastewater plant that has never been able to do its job?
Here is an article on that proposal from 1994:…
2/ Here is an example of a facility in Arcata that has created a wildlife sanctuary around similar treatment ponds, that are popular with birders, cyclists & runners.…
3/ The #Tijuana River estuary is protected under the #RamsarConvention- an international agreement to protect critical habitats & the birds, fish etc. that rely on them to survive. Integrated ponds could provide clean water for the estuary & river.…
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This just feeds Trump's border rhetoric-but the MX & US gov't ignoring these desperate people is the reason that it escalated. So cruel #Tijuana #BorderCrisis…
2/"TIJUANA, Mexico — U.S. authorities closed off the busiest port of entry along the U.S. border with Mexico on Sunday and fired tear gas at members of a Central American migrant caravan who had rushed the fencing that separates the countries.Although the number of of people in
3/"the caravan was relatively small, the unrest, with migrants attempting to climb fences and run through car lanes to reach the United States, and scenes of mothers and children choking on tear gas, represented a serious escalation of the caravan crisis.What had begun Sunday
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1. A 26-y/o Guatemalan woman's impaled onto rebar & concertina piercing her side & buttocks Fri while illegally scaling San Diego border fence w her kids, ages 3 & 5. Her treated injuries weren't life-threatening & kids were medically cleared.…
2. A a 31-year-old Honduran caravan member w several previous arrests in Florida & a previous deportation from the U.S. June 4, 2018 illegally entered US Friday night & assaulted #Yuma Sector agents.…
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Current Situation: Migrants broke through this wooden fence to try and cross into the US via the train tracks and are now being pushed back by riot police - the border crossing remains closed and the migrants have nowhere to go but to turn around and go back #MigrantCaravan
Residents + local business owners from #Tijuana begin to riot as federal police try to calm them - the border crossing has been shut for hrs - biz owners say they are losing valuable $ - some brought bats & sticks to beat up migrants w/ so they wouldn’t come back #MigrantCaravan
The San Ysidro border crossing - the busiest border crossing along the southern US border - is STILL shut down. Thousands of cars were turned away and hundreds of ppl are waiting to get through. #MigrantCaravan
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🔥MAKE NO MISTAKE🔥by closing the border at the largest US-Mexico checkpoint between San Diego & Tijuana, Donald Trump is intentionally creating a situation where conflict & violence is MORE LIKELY to occur... which he will then USE as a political tool. #CaravanCrisis 🗽🇺🇸
💥UPDATE💥By closing the border at the largest US-Mexico checkpoint, Trump is intentionally creating a situation where conflict & violence is MORE LIKELY to occur, which he will then USE as a political tool... and it's starting now. #CaravanCrisis 🗽🇺🇸
JUST RELEASED PHOTO... shows that many of the scary #Caravan invaders are men disguised as women and barefooted small children, some in diapers. #Tijuana

(📷: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)
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Hundreds try to storm the border. Expect significant US response #tijuana
Border now closed to all
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