Jesus Velasco

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    Unsurprisingly, Mexicans held a much more favourable view towards the United States before Trump

Unsurprisingly, Mexicans held a much more favourable view towards the United States before Trump

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Within the last 30 years pro-American tendencies, from both Mexican authorities and the general public, brought the United States to be one of the most favored countries of Mexico. However, recent findings from Jesús Velasco show this tendency has reversed due to Donald Trump’s statements about Mexico during his presidential campaign. Today Mexicans are highly anti-Trump, and anti-American. Whether […]

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    Trump’s Mexico visit was great for Trump, but backfired on President Peña Nieto.

Trump’s Mexico visit was great for Trump, but backfired on President Peña Nieto.

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Last week, Donald Trump made a surprise visit to Mexico to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto. Jesus Velasco and Cody Holmes write that while both Trump and Peña Nieto are experiencing tough times politically, Trump was able to use the meeting to appear presidential, while the Mexican president only looked defenseless and indulgent. They comment that Peña Nieto’s […]

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    To Mexicans, US democracy is important. Now, Trump’s rhetoric is calling that into question.

To Mexicans, US democracy is important. Now, Trump’s rhetoric is calling that into question.

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From the very beginning of his presidential campaign more than a year ago, one of Donald Trump’s main platforms has been to build a wall at the Mexican border. This, coupled with negative rhetoric about the US’ southern neighbors, has provoked much concern in Mexico, writes Jesus Velasco. He writes that this feeling of besiegement by Mexicans which recalls […]

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