- The president of Mexico has great news.
- Will the borders finally be reopen?
- Will the US government allow the reopening?
AMLO has ‘great news’ regarding the reopening of the Mexico border. Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that the vaccination against COVID-19 has been successful in the cities along the border of Mexico and the United States.
Those over 18 years old are already vaccinated in these areas, according to what was stated by the president in his traditional morning conference from the country’s capital. “Today vaccination ends in the municipalities that border the United States,” said AMLO.
AMLO announces vaccination that could accelerate the reopening of the border in Mexico
“We entrusted this to Rosa Icela Rodríguez and she complied,” said the president. Rosa Icela Rodríguez, is the head of the Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection, according to The universal. The official gave the details of the good news.
More than 3 million 800 thousand doses of the vaccine against COVID-19 They have been applied in Mexican cities on the border with the United States, according to the official. However, he explained that there are still thousands of doses to be applied.
AMLO gives good news for the reopening of the border in Mexico
64 thousand vaccines still had to be applied in Tamaulipas. “There are already few people who are missing, in Baja California the vaccine was applied in all municipalities that border the United States, in Sonora 12 municipalities were vaccinated,” the official explained.
“In Chihuahua, 8 municipalities; in Coahuila another 8; in Nuevo León, a municipality; And today we are about to finish Tamaulipas, so we finished with 45 municipalities, according to the instruction that he gave us, we have already fulfilled, ”said Rosa Icela Rodríguez.
AMLO’s goal for the reopening of the border in Mexico
“We reached an average of 90% attendance of the population of the Northern Border, it is now ready for the opening to proceed, we comply and you give us the following instruction,” declared the head of the Ministry of Security and Citizen Protection.
With the above, a possible reopening of the border between the United States and Mexico could be close. “We have the commitment and it will be completed to finish vaccinating with a dose to those over 18 by the end of October,” said AMLO, according to El Universal.
US Extends Non-Essential Travel Ban at Borders and Maintains Restrictions
The United States government extended a ban on non-essential travel along its borders with Canada and Mexico, this due to combat the multiple infections that have emerged due to COVID-19 and the delta variant registered in recent days.
The United States government on Friday extended a ban on non-essential travel along the borders with Canada and Mexico, to reduce COVID-19, despite pressure that has been called for it to remove this restriction between the borders, without However, the government remains firm with its decision.
United States extended border ban
Through their political representatives, the US border communities, which depend on buyers from Mexico and Canada, called on the government of President Joe Biden to lift this ban because it strongly affected these communities.
For its part, Canada recently began allowing the entry of Americans vaccinated against the coronavirus, said government measure Canadian, will be extended to visitors from the rest of the world from September 2021, reopening its borders after 17 months of closure.
It is a restriction that will continue at the border
Despite the fact that its neighbor Canada has already opened its borders to vaccinated Americans, the United States seems not to continue with this, since the Department of Homeland Security tweeted through its official Twitter account that the restrictions on non-essential travel are still necessary.
This is due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, as they seek the spread of this virus, especially the delta variant, which is more dangerous and harmful to health. The United States department extended the ban until at least September 21.
It seeks to reduce the cases of contagion
The United States government, which enforced a ban on the border with Mexico and Canada, commented that they were working with public health experts and doctors to reach a common good and determine how to “resume normal travel in a safe and secure manner. sustainable”.
Travel restrictions have been in effect since the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020 and have been repeatedly extended, but allowing commercial traffic and essential crossings, all in order to decrease COVID-19 cases between cities. borderlands and countries.
The US will not reopen the border with Mexico in the short term
It was a few days before when this problem was already beginning to occur, since on August 17 the Mexican Foreign Minister gave the worst news about the reopening of the border with Mexico. This Tuesday, in a conference from the National Palace, Marcelo Ebrard, Chancellor of Mexico, gave details about the reopening of the border with the United States.
Noting that the United States and Mexico will resume on September 9 the mechanism of the High Level Economic Dialogue (DEAN) in a meeting in which cooperation plans to promote development in the south of the Latin American country and in Central America will be discussed in a In an effort to stop the migratory flow, the official gave the worst news about the reopening of the border.
They give the worst news about the reopening of the border with Mexico
Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday that the meeting will be held in Washington and on the Mexican side, officials from the Ministry of Finance, Economy and Foreign Relations will participate, according to Agencia Reforma.
“What US authorities have told us, recently Secretary Mayorkas was here, is that they will not be able to do it in the short term as we had anticipated the two countries, because there is an increase in infections,” said the foreign minister. Filed Under: US Extends Non-Essential Travel Ban At Borders And Maintains Restrictions
Reopening of the border with Mexico at ‘risk’
The Mexican official, Marcelo Ebrard said that the bad news about the reopening of the US border with Mexico was due to several factors such as the high number of coronavirus cases and the delta variant registered in recent days.
“In the United States they are in the same circumstance,” said the foreign minister, noting that it was the United States government that indicated that the reopening of the border with Mexico would not take place as soon as had been estimated by the two countries. Filed Under: US Extends Non-Essential Travel Ban At Borders And Maintains Restrictions
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