Monthly Archives: September 2006

Metro: Political Protest – Mexico Style

The long-awaited announcement of Felipe Calderon’s victory over AMLO — as Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is known here — comes at the end of this traveler’s three weeks in Mexico. “Why don’t you cancel your trip?” my husband had asked when the news reported the election protests that shut down the main avenue Reforma and closed off streets to traffic around the Zocalo were growing violent. Continue reading