Posted on April 21, 2022

Univision Airs Segment on Teaching Migrants How to Swim Across the Rio Grande River

Lindsay Kornick, Fox News, April 19, 2022

Facing an imminent surge at the border, Univision promoted a swim coach who’s assisting illegal immigrants crossing the Rio Grande River.

Sunday’s Edicion Digital spotlighted a swim coach who has been training migrants how to navigate the Rio Grande and cross the U.S. border.

“We now go live to Mario Veneiro, the swim coach for Club Mantarrayas (Club Stingray), who teaches his countrymen that are set to migrate, free of charge,” Univision anchor Borja Voces said.

Veneiro told viewers that “all types of people” join his course and “each day more are added” to his waitlist.

Fellow anchor Carolina Sarassa asked Vaneiro about the process of training migrants to swim across currents.


“It’s good that you’re telling us about this course, which has gone viral. Fathers, mothers, children who are thinking about coming to the United States and facing those very dangerous waters of (the Rio Grande). Thank you very much,” Sarassa concluded the segment