RUSH: You see where the first lady of Guatemala went to visit the US-Mexico border. Well, she went to the Rio Grande river. That’s where the US border used to be. She’s not afraid of doing photo-ops. She’s not afraid of doing theater. She showed up. Oh, speaking of that, we ended the program yesterday, we had a woman call and wanted to know how in the world all of these kids from El Salvador and Guatemala and Ecuador made it through the Southern Mexico border with no problem whatsoever.
And of course her theory was that there is an arrangement between the US government and the government of Mexico to let this happen because both nations want this to happen. That was Patty from Acworth, Georgia, who called and we touched on this at the end of the show. She wanted to know what Mexico was doing specifically to stop, if anything, the flood of illegal aliens.
Well, I took it upon myself to find out, and this is what they are doing. And this is not from some right-wing outlet. What I have here is it a story from the Examiner.com, but it’s basically a rewrite of a Spanish language report from El Universal. “On Monday, Mexican President Enrique PeÃ±a Nieto and Guatemalan president Otto Perez Molina held a joint press conference in Playas de Catazaja, Mexico, to officially announce an agreement to make it easier for those making the illegal journey to the United States from Central America, to cross into Mexico.”
So there is your answer. The Mexican president, the Guatemala president had a joint press conference to announce an agreement that they came to to make it easier for these illegal alien unaccompanied kids to make the journey to the US from Central America, make it easier to cross into Mexico.
“The Southern Border Program to Improve Passage –” That’s the name of it, SBPIP, “The Southern Border Program to Improve Passage, will provide for more border checkpoints along MexicoÂ’s border with Guatemala, and offer more protection and even emergency medical care to those making their way north.” Medical care, protection, not stopping them. They’re going to help them and have been helping them along the way.
“The illegal aliens will receive a so-called Regional VisitorÂ’s Card, according to El Universal. Officially, the program will grant the cards to only illegal aliens from Guatemala and Belize,” the Caribbean superpower. And these cards would allow “them to remain in Mexico’s southern states for 72 hours (more than enough time to reach the US/Mexican border by train).”
So apparently this agreement is between Guatemala and Belize for now, with Mexico. But who can tell where all of these undocumented people are from? So, anyway, I want to close the loop on that. She had a legitimate question, what’s the governor of Mexico doing keeping their Southern border open so that this influx can pass through Mexico, the basic answer is “yes.” They’re not just keeping their border open; they are facilitating passage.