Published 8/12/2017 by Reuters
The ministry noted that the U.S. embassy had taken nine days to respond to Mexico’s formal offer of aid on Aug. 28, and said that “only certain logistical aid” was accepted.
The U.S. embassy in Mexico did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
While government aid never arrived, Mexico’s volunteer Red Cross rushed food and supplies to storm refugees.
Mexican media highlighted that Trump had not spoken about the quake, which drew pledges of support from the pope and other world leaders, nor publicly acknowledged Mexico’s aid offer.
The transcripts of Trump’s conversation with Mexico’s president are available for all to read. They are rude and condescending. It is not a surprise that USA relations with Mexico are deteriorating.