Shocking wave of murders of mayors in Mexico

08/11/17 The Seattle Times

gun - crime sceneMEXICO CITY — Most of Donald Trump’s statements about Mexico are the product of ignorance, racism and demagoguery, but the Republican candidate would be delighted to read the latest headlines in this country.

According to the news splashed across the front pages, the Mexican Association of Mayors is requesting urgent help from President Enrique Peña Nieto to stop a wave of killings of city mayors. At least five city mayors have been killed so far this year, for a total of 56 over the past 10 years, news reports say.

Read more…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s