Canada drops Mexican visa requirement, Mexico lifts beef ban

“Since 2009, this barrier has been set, but today thanks to a great political will, we are bringing it down,” Pena Nieto said in Spanish.

The policy had been imposed by the previous Conservative government to stem the flow of asylum claims from Mexico, which nearly tripled from 2005 to 2008, when Mexicans accounted for more than 25 per cent of all refugee claims filed in Canada.

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2 responses to “Canada drops Mexican visa requirement, Mexico lifts beef ban

  1. Looks as if JT had a few tokes before the photo-op

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