In the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula have gathered around 500 people on Tuesday in the direction of the United States to break up. In the social networks, there were calls to form a group. As a meeting point for the bus terminal of San Pedro Sula was named the second-largest city in the country. The caravan left provided the city ferühe rals, wojhl also because of the pouring rain.
US-soldiers will receive more tasks
The US government has meanwhile, the controversial military deployment at the border to Mexico until the end of September is extended. In addition, the tasks of the deployed soldiers will be extended, such as the US Department of defense announced on Monday. You should now be for "mobile Surveillance and reconnaissance" at the limit of jurisdiction. The military deployment was to last until 31. January have been limited in time.
Currently, more than 4500 American soldiers are on the border with Mexico in the field: Around 2350 active soldiers and 2200 members of the national guard. The latter had supported the border guards in the South of the United States, before President Donald Trump in the final phase of the election campaign for the Congress elections of 6. November, additional troops deployments ordered.
The President was responding to the marches of thousands of people from Central America in the direction of the United States, which he denounced as an "Invasion" and "attack on our country". Trump's critics have criticized the deployment of troops as a campaign maneuver and a waste of taxpayers ' money.
Originally, the military deployment at the border until the middle of December, it was planned. At the request of the US homeland security Department, he was then to 31. January extended. The Ministry requested a further extension, which has now been approved: "the acting defense Minister, Pat Shanahan. the support application in the home set of up to 30 September, 2019", said at the Pentagon.
military laid barbed wire
the focus of The military mission will shift from a "reinforcement" of the border crossings to "mobile Surveillance and reconnaissance," the Ministry of defence. The armed forces would move in addition, barbed wire, and continue to provide air support.
Trump wants to secure the border between the United States and Mexico with a wall. The opposition Democrats do not want to give the billions of funds but free. The bitter budget dispute has a lock on the so far longest budget in US history - it lasts now for more than three weeks.
Trump had repeatedly brought the Option into the game that he could declare a state of emergency on the border to the wall to obtain billions of bypassing Congress. On Friday, he took this idea, however, for the time being distance. On Monday, Trump reiterated that he have the proclamation of a state of emergency. (nlu/afp)
Created: 15.01.2019, 08:16 PM