The migrant caravan already covers practically the entire national territory in its southeast, central and northwest, and that has set alerts in at least 5 states, whose authorities do not want to do the same as Mexico City and keep them for days in shelters. And for that they found the ideal solution to literally get rid of hundreds of Central Americans.
Under a measure that initially sells as solidarity from the governors, buses are being provided to them in the states of Jalisco, Nayarit, Sinaloa, and Sonora.
It is not about taking them to their final destination, which is the border with the US but to upload them to transport units and lower them where the limits of their state end. Thus, the government of Jalisco leaves them in the line that separates them from Nayarit and there they repeat the same system so as not to have to deal with them, especially since they still have the emergency of victims affected by the passage of Hurricane Willa.
The system has worked and the caravan, which at a slow pace crossed through Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Puebla and Mexico City, moves at great speed after arriving in Jalisco.
Sinaloa and Sonora are the last two sections where buses also wait for them until they reach the only border where they can no longer pass : Tijuana, Baja California, where a pressure cooker is being formed as the migrants, mostly Central Americans, know that they are not they will be able to apply the same method of slamming the gates that give access to the United States, less after the security measures taken by the Donald Trump government, with which new barricades and barbed wire were installed, in addition to installing to thousands of military elements.
On Wednesday of this week, the first protest took place in Mexico against the migrant caravan outside social networks. Neighbors of the Playas de Tijuana neighborhood demonstrated and almost came to blows with the migrants for wanting to install a camp there.
Although Tijuana is the border city of Mexico par excellence, it will hardly be able to serve the thousands of migrants who will be arriving at a speed that was not expected , thanks to the technique of the buses of the other states. And it is that no entity of the republic has the ability to react, or protocols and resources of the capital, where a macro shelter was enabled in the Sports City to receive and feed more than 5,000 migrants at its highest point, with a cost of 12 million pesos , according to data provided by the head of government of Mexico City, José Ramón Amieva.
As expected, the problem will not be the transit of the migrant caravan throughout the national territory. The problem will be when Tijuana becomes the bottleneck of a mass exodus. The countdown with the migrants will reach zeros sooner than predicted by the formula the governors found to get rid of them.
My account on Twitter
The Mazatlan post
- If you still haven’t received a COVID vaccine, this weekend in Mazatlan is your chance
- Are you 65 or older? Sinaloa is looking to enroll you to give you a bi-monthly pension
- Happy Chef’s Day !; Learn about Mazatlan’s Chef Francisco Cisneros
- Culiacán-La Paz flight inaugurated; there will be 13 thousand new tourists for the BCS capital