Tijuana Chaparral Border Closes


After having repeated the operation to divert to the Otay garita, who were traveling to Tijuana through the El Chaparral checkpoint, the US authorities allowed this afternoon , The return to Mexico by the zone of San Ysidro.

At around 1:00 p.m., a group of protesters over the increase in the price of gasoline had been stationed at El Chaparral facilities without interrupting the vehicular traffic of those returning to Mexican territory.

In this action, they deactivated the access filters by customs authorities, while demanding the resignation of President Enrique Peña Nieto, and asked motorists to express their sympathy for the planton by sounding the horn of their vehicles.

Many of the participants had been present previously in the demonstration that the National Citizen Congress had summoned to take place in the river zone, in the monument to the Independence, known like “The Scissors”.

It was about 5:00 p.m., when US authorities diverted traffic through Interstate 905, which leads to Otay Mesa and the border checkpoint, and when protesters withdrew from El Chaparral at about 7:30 p.m., traffic Vehicle was again redirected towards this entrance, approximately 30 minutes later.


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