22.8 C
New York
August 19, 2022
Americas Arizona Biden administration Mexico news San Diego US news US-Mexico border World news

Border wall that threatened historic US-Mexico Friendship park halted

The Biden administration agreed to pause plans that would have destroyed a 51-year-old oceanfront park

The Biden administration has agreed to pause plans for a double border wall that critics say would effectively destroy a 51-year-old oceanfront park that symbolizes friendship between the United States and Mexico.

Chris Magnus, the US Customs and Border Protection commissioner, said he wanted to hear community concerns before settling on a wall design for Friendship Park, which then-first lady Pat Nixon inaugurated in 1971.

Continue reading…

Related posts

China shuts down city of 17.5m people in bid to halt Covid outbreak


French reporter infiltrates campaign of far-right presidential candidate Éric Zemmour


‘Voice of April’: Chinese netizens get creative to keep censored film on social media