Mexico's president says US can't control its border

Posted On: Aug 8, 2022   |   Posted By: RT

Mexico's president says US can't control its border

The Latin American leader pointed to lawlessness at the US border after dozens of migrants were found dead in Texas
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said the US government is struggling to manage its southern border, blaming a “lack of control” after more than 50 immigrants died while being smuggled into the country, the deadliest human trafficking case in modern US history.
Speaking during a Tuesday press briefing - one day after dozens of migrants were found dead inside a tractor-trailer near San Antonio, Texas - Obrador said the deaths were a “tremendous tragedy,” adding that such incidents occur due to poverty and desperation, as well as the chaotic environment along the border.
“It happens because there is trafficking of people and a lack of control, in this case at the Mexican-US border, but also in the US interior,” the president said.
US law enforcement officials told CBS the incident “appears to be the deadliest human smuggling case in modern US history,” after local authorities in...

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