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He said with workers arriving from far-flung countries such as Honduras and Nicaragua, a sinister criminal element is already taking advantage of the migrant employee base that follows disasters around the country - including members of international drug cartels and gangs such as Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13.
"They prey on these people that travel around, just like a carnival," Kukowski said.
He said that a particularly noisy incident in northwest Minot Monday night had irritated the neighborhood, and by Tuesday morning city alderman were already "raising cane because the neighborhood wants them out."
"They wake them up with a bullhorn, they call them to meals with a bullhorn," Kukowski said, adding that around 150 employees were chanting Monday night that they wanted their per diem.
"They're going to move this out into the county, and then we're going to have to deal with it," Kukowski said. "It's good to have the Border Patrol, because most of them are Spanish-speaking."
"The Town of Souris asked the provincial government for additional resources and, given the short time frame and the need to quickly mobilize resources, I authorized the request to the Department of National Defence for military support," Selinger said, announcing 200 troops will be involved.
"We know we can count on the military when we need their help," the premier said. "People in the community have been doing their best, and we need to be sure we do all we can to prepare."
The community in southwestern Manitoba is building up its defences for the expected crest of the Souris River on Tuesday. Some dikes may have to be raised to a height of nearly four metres.
According to the doctrine of credibility, a nation that wished to have its way in international affairs was obliged, in a sense, to make demonstrations of indifference to its own survival, for it was obliged constantly to show its willingness not just to unleash force on others but to put the gun to its own head and pull the trigger--its willingness, that is, to "face up to the risks of Armageddon." Perhaps for this reason, policymakers of the time often announced it was an aim of American policy to cultivate a reputation for "unpredictability." The ultimate in unpredictability, of course, would be to blow up the world, oneself included.