These are the core obsessions that drive our newsroom—defining topics of seismic importance to the global economy. Our emails are made to shine in your inbox, with something fresh every morning, afternoon, and weekend. In the early days of the pandemic, Tinder users, stuck at home, started teleporting themselves en masse into other countries to check out the dating pools far away from home, and maybe engage in some cross-border flirtation. What was a bit of escapism for bored and lonely users and a marketing boon for online dating companies speaks to a larger phenomenon.
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On the day this week that Mexico imposed new measures to shut down migrant crossings at its southern border, some 1, made the trip at a single remote jungle outpost without showing a document to anyone. A man who helped board the migrants for the five-minute boat ride Sunday from Guatemala across the Usumacinta River knew the count because each one received a ticket. Mexico wants to again appear cooperative, as in when, faced with tariffs from then-President Donald Trump it deployed its newly created National Guard to slow the flow of migrants from Central America. But the reality is it's business as usual, with entire communities making a living off the passing migrants. Their reasons for heading north are familiar: violence, an inability to support their families, the devastation wrought by two major hurricanes in November and egged on by rampant misinformation. Among those crossing Sunday was Yuri Gabriela Ponce, a year-old mother from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, along with her husband and three children, ages 2, 5 and 9.
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With the advent of modern times we now truly inhabit a planet which is increasingly more of a collective "global village" — the Internet serves to bring us closer together, and more and more of us travel to far-flung parts of the world on a whim. And with this growing trend comes an inevitable expansion in cross-border love. Whistler and Squamish are perched a mere hundred-plus kilometres away from the American border, and with the region renowned as an irresistible magnet for travellers from all over the planet it comes as no surprise that it's also a Mecca for budding international relationships too. Yet entering into a relationship with a partner from another country, even with someone from our neighbour south of the border, while romantic, can dredge up some pretty formidable challenges.