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US relationship with Mexico more bitter than sweet under Trump - The Conversation US

A war of words has erupted between the United States and Mexico over President Donald Trump's executive order to build a wall along the border, and his insistence that Mexico foot the bill. When the proposal was first announced during the U.S. election ...and more »

Why US should treat Mexico as a vital partner, not a punching bag - The Conversation US

Mexico is one of the most important countries in the world for the United States. It's the second-largest buyer of U.S. goods, the third-biggest consumer of U.S. agricultural products and America's third-most-important trading partner, after China and ...and more »

Exclusive - Trump border 'wall' to cost $21.6 billion, take 3.5 years to build: internal report - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's “wall” along the U.S.-Mexico border would be a series of fences and walls that would cost as much as $21.6 billion, and take more than three years to construct, based on a U.S. Department of Homeland ...and more »

Who will pay for Trump's 'big, beautiful' wall? - The Conversation US

Wayne Cornelius is Director Emeritus of the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies and of the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, both at UC San Diego. Partners. University of California provides funding as a founding partner of The Conversation US ...and more »

The environmental costs of Trump's wall - The Conversation UK

It looks like Donald Trump's “great, great wall” is actually going to happen. Its likely impact on human society has been well-noted, but in the longer-term a barrier across an entire continent will also have severe ecological consequences. The US ...and more »

Here's what the Mexico border wall looks like now - PBS NewsHour

The border between the United States and Mexico has a series of fences and walls, sensors and surveillance cameras, meant to stymie illegal crossings. President Donald Trump has said he will strengthen that security. Big day planned on NATIONAL ...and more »

Killings in Mexico climbed to new highs in 2016, and the violent rhythm may only intensify - Business Insider

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto gestures during the signing of an agreement relating to trade and transportation of natural gas at the National Palace in Mexico City, March 13, 2015. Edgard Garrido/Reuters. Mexico recorded the deadliest year of ...and more »

What if Trump's wall were solar powered? - FT Alphaville

Clearly, this is nonsense. A complete waste of time. It's not our intention to suggest the US will pay for its Mexico border wall by putting solar panels along the south side. That's definitely probably not going to happen. Though comic book ...and more »

The cost of Trump's border 'wall' is going up - Reveal (blog)

The “wall” that President Donald Trump has promised to erect along the nearly 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border could cost as much as $21.6 billion, almost double the amount he estimated on the campaign trail, according to an internal report. A U.S ...and more »

Trump's border wall poses ecological threats - Wisconsin Gazette

Donald Trump's proposed border wall along the U.S. border with Mexico threatens many kinds of life, from humans to endangered species. By Lisa Neff; Feb 9, 2017; 0. 2 min to read. Facebook · Twitter · Email. Trump's border wall poses ecological threats ...and more »