Mexicans come to grips with U.S. President Trump as peso falls and fears of wall grow

11/09/16 The Dallas Morning News

NOGALES, Mexico — For residents atop the hills of Sonora, the fence that separates the United States and Mexico became more real.

“Why lie? I’m a bit more anxious than yesterday,” said Reinaldo Olvera, 48, as he crossed back into the state of Sonora after visiting relatives in Arizona, a day after Tuesday’s historic U.S. presidential election. “I looked at that fence and imagined it taller, thicker and I just said a prayer: ‘God bless us.’ “

Probably no other country had more in stake in Tuesday’s presidential election than Mexico, with its 2,000-mile border with the U.S.


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