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Bloomberg Quicktake: Now published this video item, entitled “Texas Govenor Says State Will Pay to Build Own Border Wall” – below is their description.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott says his state will immediately begin plans to build a barrier along its border with Mexico.
But questions remain on the total cost, timeline or specific location along the state’s 1,200 miles (1,930 kilometers) of border for the project already costing Texans a quarter of a billion dollars.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed letters Wednesday directing the hiring of a project manager, allocating $250 million for a down payment and requesting that the federal government return land obtained from border region private homeowners during the Trump administration to the original owners, which the state hopes to use for the barrier.Bloomberg Quicktake: Now YouTube Channel
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Mexico became an independent nation state after the successful Mexican War of Independence against Spain in 1821.
Mexico is a developing country, but has the world’s 15th-largest economy by nominal GDP and the 11th-largest by PPP, with the United States being its largest economic partner. Since 2006, a conflict between the government and drug trafficking syndicates has led to over 120,000 deaths.
Mexico receives a significant number of tourists every year; in 2018, it was the 6th most-visited country in the world, with 39 million international arrivals.