U.S. expats protest against Trump in Mexico City

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According to Mexico City’s major newspaper “El Universal”, U.S. citizens based in Mexico City protested outside the U.S. embassy to express their concern for Trump’s racist and xenophobic rhetoric towards Mexican immigrants on Thursday, February 23. Among them, Ralston Darlington, from the Mexican Chapter of Democrats Abroad, who More...

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