“Non avrei mai pensato che sarebbe arrivato a questo punto, ma devo proteggermi a casa mia,” Torres first revealed to the Los Angeles Times.
Torres was born in Guatemala.
“Crescendo, I experienced the same forces that are currently driving children to flee from the #NorthernTriangle. I’m ready to call out corruption like I see it — even if that upsets those who enable it,” ha scritto su Twitter di sabato.
Torres, who represents California’s 35th Congressional District, said people have staked out her house, secondo VOLPE 11 Gli angeli.
Nel mese di marzo, she tweeted about the corruption of the governments of the Northern Triangle countries, prompting a response from El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele.
“This is a great shame to the governments of #Guatemala#Honduras#ElSalvador your compatriots deserve governments that are truly committed to fighting corruption and drug trafficking!” Torres wrote on Twitter a marzo 31 along with a storia about smuggles who abandoned 3-year-old and a 5-year-old after dropping them over the southern border wall.
“Look ma’am, did you read that the children are from ECUADOR and not from EL SALVADOR? Inoltre, this occurred on the border of Mexico with the United States. What does El Salvador have to do with this? You should use a portion of your financier’s check to buy glasses,” Bukele ha risposto in aprile 1.
In Aprile, Bukele would not meet with a visiting senior U.S. diplomat. Bukele’s decision not to meet with Ricardo Zuniga, the Biden administration’s envoy to the so-called Northern Triangle countries of Central America, followed a similar snub he allegedly received from U.S. officials during an unannounced trip to Washington in February.
Zuniga traveled to El Salvador following talks in Guatemala focused on immigration amid a surge in child migrants on the U.S. confine. All'arrivo, he immediately announced a $ 2 million U.S. contribution to an international commission seeking to strengthen the fight against corruption, which Biden officials see as one of the root causes of illegal immigration.