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New El Salvadoran president says his country, not US,
to blame for migrant deaths at border

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Posted By: JunkYardDog, 7/1/2019 1:38:11 PM

The new president of El Salvador on Monday took responsibility for the June deaths of a father and daughter who drowned crossing the Rio Grande in a bid to reach the United States, saying the onus is on his government to make the country a safer place -- and one where migration is "an option, not an obligation." A photograph from the Mexican side of the river showing the body of Oscar Martinez and his daughter, Valeria, lying face down with Valeria's arms still wrapped around her father’s neck shocked the world late last month amid an already heated debate about illegal immigration in the US.

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I think that Presidet Bukele will get along just fine with PDT if he takes steps to improve conditions in El Salvador.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: janjan 7/1/2019 2:14:26 PM (No. 111315)
There is nothing shocking about this. Yes, the media tried to use it against Trump. Hardly shocking. These illegals put their own children in danger and are not held responsible. Some of them are ‘renting’ their children out to coyotes to accompany strange adults over the border. They should just be horse whipped. The Democrats are 100% responsible for letting this situation exist. AOC’s little photo op sobbing by a fence into an empty parking lot tells you everything you need to know.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Omen55 7/1/2019 3:57:30 PM (No. 111377)
The Left will now accuse him of hate crimes for that.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DVC 7/1/2019 4:00:35 PM (No. 111381)
Good for him!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rotten in Denmark 7/1/2019 4:33:54 PM (No. 111410)
Me thinks el Presidente has a target on his back now for truth telling.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bad-hair 7/1/2019 6:07:12 PM (No. 111463)
New El Salvadoran president has seen Mexican tariffs.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: A.I. 7/1/2019 7:25:01 PM (No. 111530)
Even the New York Slimes reported the same. You don't have to open the link below, just trust me. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/01/world/americas/nayib-bukele-migrant-deaths.html
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