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Biden makes bold moves on wall & DACA on day one

On his first day in office, U.S. President Joe Biden issued an “immediate pause” on construction of the southern border wall, “to allow a close review of the legality of the funding and contracting methods used, and to determine the best way to redirect funds that were diverted by the prior administration to fund wall construction.”

US drops probe into general, sends him home

In a move that has shocked many seasoned observers of bilateral relations, U.S. Attorney General William Barr abruptly requested that serious charges against General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda, Mexico’s defense secretary from 2012 to 2018, be dismissed and that the former high-ranking official be allowed to return to Mexico.