Port of en­try blocked.

Imperial Valley Press - - FRONT PAGE -

Mex­i­cali ac­tivists blocked the Calexico West Port of En­try for about five min­utes Wed­nes­day morn­ing as they de­mand salaries that would match the salaries of Amer­i­can work­ers in the same in­dus­try.

Mem­bers of Mex­i­cali Civic Front and An­ge­les de la Fron­tera groups marched through down­town Mex­i­cali streets and ended their protest at the border cross­ing around 11 a.m.

The demon­stra­tors seek the is­sue to be dis­cussed dur­ing the ne­go­ti­a­tions of the North Amer­i­can Free Trade Agree­ment among the gov­ern­ments of the United States, Mex­ico and Canada.

“Same work, same wages,” said the groups’ leader Ser­gio Ta­mai.

Ac­cord­ing to the ac­tivist if man­u­fac­tur­ing plants in Mex­ico do not raise salaries the Don­ald Trump Ad­min­is­tra­tion might ac­cuse them of salary dump­ing.

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